Who better to champion higher education than Markle, especially after that speech on women's education that she gave while on her first Australian royal tour.
The big announcement comes as Meghan and Harry, 34, grow closer to welcoming their first child. In addition to her stop at Smart Works, Meghan will also call on the other organisations in the coming weeks.
The pregnant royal, 37, has been hounded by rumours that she is is nicknamed "Duchess Difficult" and has even made staff cry.
The charity tweeted about its new patron: "The duchess's decision to support Smart Works reflects her passion in supporting women, and her commitment will help women in need across the United Kingdom".
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Hollywood insiders recently told Vanity Fair that Meghan is "not a person you can actually be friends with" and that the "insanely smart" Duchess "was always to become a household name". The Queen held the roles at the National Theatre and Commonwealth Universities for 45 and 33 years respectively.
In the statement announcing her association with the charity, Kensington Palace said the Duchess has always been inspired by helping other women to succeed and even donated her "prom dresses" while at university as part of a project to help young women in underprivileged areas.
"Whilst Her Royal Highness spent 10 years working in television, her training is in theatre", the palace said of the decision to hand over the National Theatre patronage to Markle. Queen Elizabeth, 92, has passed on her patronages of the National Theater and the Association of Commonwealth Universities, which she has held for decades, to Meghan, who married the queen's grandson previous year.
"Members of the royal family can use their patronages to shape their legacy as members of the royal family", Murphy told ABC News. "This country is still very class-driven and there is a perception, and anything that adds to the perception that this place is not for everyone can be a downfall". The Duchess shares our deeply-held conviction that theatre has the power to bring together people from all communities and walks of life. Her Royal Highness will also take on Patronage of two additional charities as part of her official working portfolio - Smart Works and Mayhew.