40 Unstoppable Women Who Are Changing the World

35. Meghan Markle

“Make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. I think that having the courage to step out of the norm is the most important thing.”

The newest addition to the immediate royal family, Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in a ceremony that had the world watching in awe. One of the first Black Royals, she represents a new chapter for the monarchy. Now the Duchess of Sussex is one of the most influential women in the world and has the potential to inspire those watching on.

With many years of experience as a campaigner for women’s rights and human rights behind her- balanced alongside her former acting role- there is little doubt among spectators that she will fulfil her potential as one of the most inspirational royals the country has ever seen.