Go, Meghan Markle! The pregnant royal attended a panel discussion on Friday, March 8 at King’s College London and, at the event, she used her voice to help empower women on International Women’s Day. Meghan, 37, looked as confident as ever when she walked into the panel discussion wearing a trendy black and white dress with a fitted blazer and black pumps.

Once inside, she took a seat on the stage next to former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, Let Us Learn founder Chrisann Jarrett, executive director of Campaign for Female Education, Angeline Murimirwa, singer Annie Lennox and model Adwoa Aboah.

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While onstage, Meghan looked so proud to be sitting next to female activists who are using their voices to help women gain more self-confidence. The discussion was led by Anne McElvoy, Senior Editor of the Economist, who joined the rest of the panelists in talking about the “obstacles [that] still affect female empowerment across the world, including access to education and limitations within employment,” Kensington Palace said in a statement.

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