Meghan Markle and Prince Harry suffer fresh blow: Two top staff quit as new 24-page Archewell report released
Published: 30/01/2023- 09:43
Updated: 14/02/2023- 10:20
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have suffered a blow with two top staff to leave their Archewell organisation.
It comes as Meghan and Harry have released a 24-page "impact report" on Archewell's activity.
Ben Browning, internal content head of Archewell Productions, and Fara Taylor, who leads the marketing team, will leave later this year.
The two staff members will not be replaced.
Archewell published a 24-page impact report on Sunday
Last month, Mandana Dayani also left a senior role at Archewell.
Head of communications Ashley Hansen at Archewell said regarding the latest departure: “They played a critical role in helping to tell the stories of the Duke and Duchess thus far.
“The couple remain hugely grateful for their support on those vital look-back projects, as they now look forward."
Archewell's report says its money helped pay for 12.6 million Covid-19 jabs around the world.
In their first year of operation Archewell raised $13million and distributed $3million in grants across areas including vaccine equity, relief centres, refugee resettlement, and building better online world.
In the impact report Archewell describes multiple accomplishments including building a playground for children of Uvalde, Texas after a gun massacre in a school last year killed 19 young children and two teachers
Archewell was named after Meghan and Harry's son Archie Harrison
Archewell also rescued more than 7,400 people from war torn Afghanistan through a partnership with Human First Coalition and helping to procure 12.6 million vaccines during the pandemic through their partnership with Global Citizen.
Meghan and Harry have both spoken out publicly about their concerns regarding the impact of social media.
Archewell also funded 13 academic fellows to 'address society's most urgent concerns surrounding social media' at Harvard's Institute for Rebooting Social Media.