Vanity Fair: Meghan Markle Is Teaming Up With Geena Davis to Change Our Perceptions of Moms on TV

On Thursday, the Duchess of Sussex and the nonprofit Moms First are announcing the results of a study on television moms with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.

By Erin Vanderhoof

Before anyone knew her as the Duchess of Sussex, Suits fans knew Meghan Markle for her role as Rachel Zane, the USA Network show’s wry and intelligent fan-favorite paralegal. Mirroring Meghan’s 2018 trip down the aisle and pivot to philanthropy, Rachel’s storyline over seven seasons also ended with a wedding and a big job in a new city. Now a mother of two, Meghan is setting her sights on the next phase of life as it appears on the small screen. The duchess is teaming up with actor Geena Davis and Moms First, a longtime charity partner of the Archewell Foundation, to raise awareness about the ways television depicts characters who are mothers, backed up by data gathered from programming across 2022. Read full article.