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Pregnant Meghan Markle made a solo public appearance in a stylish classic black top

Rodolfo Vieira
Dec 06, 2018
04:36 P.M.
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The Duchess of Sussex made a surprise appearance at King's College London where she discussed the importance of higher education.

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The 37-year-old joined a group of academics on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, for a roundtable discussion that involved issues such as human trafficking and modern slavery.

The news of her appearance was made public by Laura Hammond, a professor of Development Studies who shared a photo of the Duchess on her Twitter page.

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ADDRESSING THE IMPORTANT ISSUES

Dressed in a simple short-sleeved fitted black sweater, Meghan, who is expecting her first child with Prince Harry in the spring, seemed very interested in the topics being discussed.

She could be seen sitting at the table with a pen at hand, taking notes and discussing how a higher education could help tackle global issues such as gender equality and modern slavery.

"It is vital for young women residing in developing countries to have an education."

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According to Meghan, a higher education is extremely important to build a better world and people should be given the opportunity to get a education in order to have a better quality of life.

The role that universities play in addressing human trafficking was also discussed, as well as inclusion, peace, reconciliation, climate changes and resilience.

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HER PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH HIGHER EDUCATION

Meghan has previously spoken of the struggle to finance her higher education, as well as her 'personal feeling of pride and excitement' while she was studying for her degree.

During a speech delivered at the University of the South Pacific, in Fiji, the Duchess of Sussex claimed that it is vital for young women residing in developing countries to have an education.

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HONORING GEORGE H. W. BUSH

But Meghan wasn't the only one representing the Queen outside the Palace's walls; on Wednesday, Charles, the Prince of Wales, attended George H. W. Bush's funeral.

There, the Prince was greeted by Vice President Mike Pence and wife Karen and paid his respects to the 41st President of the United States alongside several world leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jordan's King Abdullah.

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