Meghan Markle uses her spare time as a senior royal to study back – and she takes Prince Harry with her.
According to royal sources, the couple visited the prestigious Stanford University in Palo Alto, California on Tuesday, after taking a commercial flight from Canada, where they currently live with their son Archie.
As reported by the Today show, Harry, 35 and Meghan, 38, would have attended ‘brainstorming sessions’ with various ‘university professors and academics’ who helped them work on the concept and founding of their new charitable organization.
On the move: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited Stanford University on Tuesday to attend brainstorming sessions with professors
Their decision to work with academics at a university in California will no doubt raise more questions about whether the couple plans to move permanently to the West Coast after spending the weeks since their withdrawal from the higher royal life in Canada.
On Wednesday, DailyMail.com exclusively reported that Harry and Meghan are still considering their options regarding their decision to settle, with Malibu, New York City and Vancouver all in the race as a potential home base.
However, this is considered to be the first visit to California that the couple have been together for a while, although it is not known whether the couple took baby Archie during the trip, or whether they chose to stay on the West Coast in time. to bring with Meghan’s mother Doria, who lives in Los Angeles – six hours from Stanford.
Upon their arrival on campus, Harry and Meghan were ‘personally greeted by Marc Tessier-Lavigne, the president of the university’, before attending ‘brainstorming sessions’ with staff who help them’ with their ongoing work to set up a new charity organization to target’ .
When the couple first announced their plans to distance themselves from the higher royal life, they announced their plans to launch a new charity and write on their website that their decision to divide their time between North America and the UK would help them with this.
“This geographic balance allows us to educate our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition in which he was born, while also giving our family room to concentrate on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charity, ‘ she wrote.
It is unclear what role Stanford’s professors and academics play within this new entity, nor have Harry and Meghan made clear what cause or causes the organization will focus on.
DailyMail.com has contacted Stanford University for comments.
Family outing? It is not known whether Harry, 35 and Meghan, 38, took their son on the trip in California, or whether they were staying on the west coast to spend time with her mother Doria
Interestingly, Meghan did not choose to visit her alma mater – Northwestern University in Illinois – for the brainstorming session, which raises further questions about whether the couple’s visit to California saw them sewing seeds for a more permanent display on the west coast.
Prince Harry did not go to a university in the UK, but instead went to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where he started his military career in 2005.
The news comes just after it was reported that Prince Harry has been much happier since he resigned his position as senior royal and moved to Canada.
“Harry is much happier in Canada and feels much more relaxed. So far he has no regrets about the movement, “said a source Weekly.
They added that protecting his wife and young son was Harry’s “number one priority,” and that he is happy that he has followed him.
It is after a good friend exclusively revealed to DailyMail.com that Meghan Markle also has “no regrets” about leaving the royal family and has told her friends that she can have it all.
‘Everything is possible. She said [she and Harry] the feeling that an enormous weight has been lifted, “the insider explained.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recently made a trip to Miami where Prince Harry spoke at a “billionaire summit” of JP Morgan, where the two could have made up to $ 1 million for the performance – in which Harry talked about his mental health and therapy.
Prior to the trip to Florida, the couple had been with their nine-month-old son Archie in a $ 14 million waterfront Vancouver Island mansion after they announced their news about the bomb’s departure in early January.
‘They have spent quality time together as a family. Meghan cooks and makes homemade baby food for Archie, “the friend said.
Hint hint? Host Savannah Guthrie was given a byline today about the story of Meghan and Harry’s visit to Stanford, which could mean she hopes for an interview with them
Now, with a routine in place, Meghan has taken the steps to restart her career, adding the insider: “Meghan said that her work with Disney is by no means over. The voice-over is just the beginning and there will be more collaborations. ”
Earlier it was revealed that Meghan had signed a voice-over deal with Disney in exchange for a donation to the charity Elephants Without Borders.
The deal was closed after Prince Harry, 35, was caught on film and showed his wife’s skills to Disney boss Bob Iger during the premiere of The Lion King in London in July 2019.
It seems that the couple, who said they wanted to be financially independent when they withdrew from their royal duties, wanted to continue their new plan.
Their visit to Miami marks the first public appearance that Meghan and Harry have made as a couple since their shock announcement.
An insider said the royals were “smart” to take the show, and added: “[It was] a very smart move to get in touch with some of the richest people in the world.
“The conference is all about building wealth for future generations and improving the world for future generations, a subject close to Harry’s heart.”
Ronn Torossian, CEO of PR company 5W Public Relations from New York, told the Mail that he expected the pair to have earned between $ 500,000 and $ 1 million from the appearance.
PR director Simon Huck – who is a friend of the Kardashian family – has already estimated that only Meghan can earn $ 100 million this year.
With more work on the horizon, Meghan is looking for a manager or agent for future projects – two years after giving up her acting career to marry Harry.
The good friend said the couple “can do almost anything from their home,” and have been “hold meetings and build their carefully selected team, including her mother as a special adviser. ”