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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Malala Yousafzai are coming collectively for a dwell digital chat in honour of Worldwide Day of the Woman on October 11.
From a digital chat between Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Malala Yousafzai to Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s new function as an envoy for Plan Worldwide, right here’s all of the information you missed this week.
The Sussexes and Malala Yousafzai are coming collectively for a digital chat
In honour of Worldwide Day of the Woman on October 11, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai are teaming up for a dwell video chat. The dialog, which can be dwell streamed on YouTube and through The Malala Fund’s social media channels at 11am EST, will talk about “why it’s important that we champion each woman’s proper to be taught. Earlier this week, Yousafzai additionally sat down with Michelle Obama for one more dialog concerning the significance of ladies’ training, together with a particular visitor—Priya Mondol, a 17-year-old Indian scholar and activist.
The Canadian media business launched an initiative to extend variety
In an effort to fight systemic racism within the media and leisure industries, over 20 Canadian broadcasters and business leaders have teamed up with grassroots group BIPOC TV & FILM to launch a nation-wide initiative. Titled HireBIPOC, the initiative goals to create a extra inclusive workforce by facilitating and growing the hiring of Black, Indigenous and folks of color within the nation’s screen-based industries (tv, movie, digital) throughout all areas and roles, together with manufacturing, communications & advertising and marketing, on-air and extra.
Plan Worldwide introduced Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as its latest ambassador
By no means Have I Ever star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is the brand new International Ambassador for Plan Worldwide, a company devoted to advancing kids’s rights and gender equality. “I imagine within the energy of my era to disrupt the established order and create a greater world than the one which was left to us,” the 18-year-old Tamil-Canadian actress stated in a press release.
Spotify launched a Thanksgiving playlist
The autumn chill has formally set in and to match the temper, fall music playlists are on the rise. In response to Spotify, there’s been a rise of almost 170 ‘apple selecting’ playlists over the previous 60 days, with hits like Taylor Swift’s “Cardigan”, Ed Sheeran’s “Autumn Leaves” and The Neighbourhood’s “Sweater Climate” being added essentially the most. So the music streaming platform has launched a fall playlist of its personal in celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving. Its “Give Thanks” playlist contains songs like Otis Redding’s “I Need to Thank You,” “Autumn Leaves” by Nat King Cole, and “Thank You” by Alanis Morissette. Stream the playlist right here.
And ICYMI: The Artwork Gallery of Ontario launched a female-artist-focused digital pop-up; Mindy Kaling is headlining a digital occasion hosted by a Canadian feminine entrepreneurship platform; and Off-White is launching a second house assortment.