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Princess Eugenie teams up with best friend for special night out

The Queen's granddaughter is the co-founder of The Anti-Slavery Collective

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Princess Eugenie enjoyed a special night out in London earlier this week as she hosted an event alongside her best friend, Julia de Boinville. The school friends are the proud co-founders of The Anti-Slavery Collective, an organisation that aims to put an end to modern-day slavery, and on Monday evening, Eugenie and Julia hosted a panel discussion in their Tech Tackles Trafficking speaker series.

The Queen's granddaughter shared some snaps from Wild by Tart, a restaurant and events space in Belgravia, as she wrote: "Last night I hosted the final panel discussion in our #techtacklestrafficking speaker series alongside my co-founder of @the_anti_slavery_collective Jules. This panel focused on specific use cases of technology being used to combat human trafficking."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last night I hosted the final panel discussion in our #techtacklestrafficking speaker series alongside my co-founder of @the_anti_slavery_collective Jules. This panel focused on specific use cases of technology being used to combat human trafficking. We learnt about @techfugees who are developing tech solutions to help refugees, Professor Doreen Boyd from @rightslab spoke about satellites in space providing data on brick kiln factories in India, and Sherrie Caltagirone discussed the first ever global data sharing platform. Thank you to this impressive (all female💥) panel, and to everyone who has supported this initiative. #endmoderndayslavery

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Eugenie, 29, continued: "We learnt about @techfugees who are developing tech solutions to help refugees, Professor Doreen Boyd from @rightslab spoke about satellites in space providing data on brick kiln factories in India, and Sherrie Caltagirone discussed the first ever global data sharing platform." The royal concluded: "Thank you to this impressive (all female) panel, and to everyone who has supported this initiative. #endmoderndayslavery."

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Prince Andrew's daughter looked incredibly smart at the event, wearing a tailored black coat that featured exaggerated shoulder pads, wide lapels and a series of gold, embossed buttons running down the front. She wore her dark brown hair in a lightly curled style and her makeup looked on point. Eugenie added a poppy brooch for Remembrance Day, which falls on 11 November.

Eugenie looked smart in a tailored black coat

The royal and her best friend from school Jules, as she is called, set up The Anti-Slavery Collective after a trip to India. The ladies are passionate about ending modern day slavery and their mission is to raise awareness for modern slavery as a global epidemic.

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On their official website, Eugenie and Jules explained: "We met on the bus going on a school trip and we knew that this was just the beginning of a life-long adventure and friendship! After following each other around the world, then to Newcastle University, and into our careers; in 2012 we went on a trip to Kolkata, India." The best friends "were shocked to discover the extent to which slavery still exists," which has led them to campaign for the end of human trafficking.

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