Duchess of Sussex has handpicked the women she admires most for the cover of Vogue

Mail Online | 7/28/2019 | Antonia Hoyle for the Daily Mail
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Handpicked for her Vogue cover, they're the women the Duchess admires most.

But she's left one box blank to show YOU can be a game-changer, too.

Adut - Akech - Model

Adut Akech, 19. Model.

As a child refugee, Akech moved from South Sudan to Kenya, where her family was too poor to send her to school. Aged seven, her parents emigrated to Adelaide, Australia. She became a model at 16 and calls Naomi Campbell her ‘second mum’.

CLAIM - TO - FAME - Model - Chanel

CLAIM TO FAME: In 2018, she became only the second black model ever to close the Chanel haute couture show.

ROYAL TIES: At last December’s British Fashion Awards, Meghan presented an award and Akech was nominated for Model of the Year.

Gemma - Chan - Actress - Campaigner

Gemma Chan, 36. Actress and campaigner.

The UK-born Oxford law graduate turned her back on the legal profession for showbiz. She made her breakthrough in the romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians and played Minn-Erva in this year’s superhero film Captain Marvel.

ROYAL - TIES - Jack - Whitehall - Years

ROYAL TIES: Dated posh comic Jack Whitehall for six years — he once poked fun at Harry’s ginger hair. She and Meghan share a passion for stamping out racial prejudice in the acting world.

Both made Vogue magazine’s best-dressed list last year, and use make-up artist Daniel Martin, who did Meghan’s wedding look.

Greta - Thunberg - Climate - Change - Activist

Greta Thunberg, 16. Swedish climate change activist.

She visited the UK in April, and addressed MPs at Westminster. Sparked a ‘school strike for the climate’ among students from 112 countries. Only travels by train and in March made the cover of Time magazine.

CLAIM - TO - FAME - Nobel - Peace

CLAIM TO FAME: Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize this year.

ROYAL TIES: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex used their Instagram account to follow Thunberg this month, as part of their ‘monthly social awareness approach’ to their favourite causes.

Jameela - Jamil

Jameela Jamil, 33.

The Hampstead-born children’s TV presenter turned actor and activist advocates ‘body positivity’ through her I Weigh...
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