Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie features as one of the women considered "forces of change" on the British Vogue September issue guest edited by Meghan Markle.
The September issue is usually the year’s most read and for this particular issue, Meghan Markle worked for about seven months with British Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful to curate and edit. This makes Meghan the first guest editor of the September issue in the magazine’s 103-year history.
The issue features 15 women The Duchess of Sussex considers as "Forces for Change". According to Enninful, the women featured are those who have made a "laudable impact in recent times, and who are set to reshape society in radical and positive ways in the future".
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie, South Sudanese model Adut Akech, and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Arden are some of the women featured in this special issue.
Other women featured in this issue are teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg, Somali boxer Ramla Ali, actress/women’s rights advocate Salma Hayek Pinault. Francesca Hayward, a mixed-race ballet dancer born in Kenya to a Kenyan mother and an English father, Adwoa Aboah, a mixed-race fashion model born to British nobility and a Ghanaian father, diversity advocate and lecturer Sinead Burke, positivity advocate Jameela Jamil, actress Gemma Chan, actress Jane Fonda, supermodel Christy Turlington Burns, transgender actress Laverne Cox and teen actress Yara Shahidi, are also featured on the cover.