Meghan Markle interviews CEO of The 19th as Kamala Harris joins the event

The Duchess of Sussex spoke with Emily Ramshaw, the founder of The 19th, about gender, race and why covering women and politics is vital.
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Transcript for Meghan Markle interviews CEO of The 19th as Kamala Harris joins the event
Another story that we're following, the duchess of Sussex speaking out about returning home to the U.S. This was all part of a discussion on gender and race at the 19th represent summit. ABC's Stephanie Ramos is in times square with more on Megan's appearance there. Stephanie, good morning. Reporter: In this discussion with the 19th, Megan touched on being back in the U.S. And the power of media. But with the November election less than three months away Megan stressed the importance of voting, Meghan encouraging people to vote, especially women. It's good to be home. Reporter: Back home in California in her third speaking engagement since returning to the U.S. With prince Harry and Archie after stepping away from the royal spotlight, duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, taking on the role of interviewer at the 19th inaugural virtual summit. I get to wear the journalist hat today. Reporter: Meghan speaking with the founder of the 19th about gender, race and why the timing of this newsroom that covers women in politics is vital. The newsroom named after the 19th amendment which gave women the right to vote. Women understand that their voices are needed now more than ever and the best way to exercise that is through voting. Reporter: Ramshaw sharing with "Gma" how Megan got involved. She reached out to us through her team a couple of weeks ago. I think I almost fell on the floor. They said this won't be your traditional interview. She actually wants to interview you. Reporter: But Meghan did answer a few questions. Ramshaw asking the duchess about her own experience as a biracial woman and mother returning to the U.S. After living abroad for the last few years. And to come back and to just see the state of affairs, I think at the onset if I'm being honest it was just devastating, but I think to see the changes being made, it's something I look forward to being part of and being a part of using my voice in a way that I haven't been able to of late. Reporter: The summit highlighting women who are reshaping history, participants included Stacey Abrams, Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates and democratic vice presidential nominee kamala Harris. Megan speaking shortly after Harris during the summit saying how a female focused news organization like the newsroom could revolutionize the media, an entity she's had to deal with since becoming a public figure. And it's not just Megan who is keeping busy, prince Harry had a zoom call with some of the invictus team members from the uk, Canada and Australia who were supporting superhero tri, a triathlon released on the invictus social channel this

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