Prince Andrew and Princess Eugenie share pride in Princess Beatrice after this impressive achievement

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The York family are certainly close knit, and today they proved how supportive they are of each other with some adorable messages for Princess Beatrice.

Recently, the 30-year-old Princess Beatrice spoke at the World Economic Forum, about young people and education, and her own, newly founded charity centred around the same subject, the Big Change charity.

Beatrice took to the stage to deliver a speech in front of hundreds of education and skills ministers from around the world.

And it seems her dad, Prince Andrew, and sister Princess Eugenie, couldn't have been prouder of her big achievement.

The Duke of York took to his Instagram account to praise his eldest daughter, alongside a picture of Beatrice smiling, standing at her podium.

Highlighting her accomplishment, he said, 'The Education World Forum is the largest gathering of education and skills Ministers in the World.

'HRH, who has dyslexia, is Patron of several charities involved with education & learning which are dedicated to preparing young people to flourish in the digital age. In 2012, along with six friends, Princess Beatrice founded @bigchangecharity to identify and support charitable projects throughout the UK that improve the lives of young people.'

Princess Eugenie also shared an emotional tribute to her sister.

Sharing a similar photo of Beatrice up on stage, she revealed that she's 'so proud' of her older sister, drawing attention to her charitable accomplishments.

She wrote, 'On #internationaldayofeducation I wanted to post about my sister who founded @bigchangecharity with her friends to identify and support projects that improve the lives and education of young people across the UK.

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'This week she spoke at the Education World Forum, the largest gathering of education ministers. I’m so proud of her for all the work she’s doing. #education #educationday'.

Eugenie's 641,000 followers seemed to agree with her, commenting in their droves to praise her and her sister for the good they do.

One said, 'You and your sister are doing amazing works in choosing the social issues that you wanted to highlight. Many appreciation to you both❤️'.

While another fan wrote, 'You two are such an inspiration! Thank you!❤️', and a third told Prince Andrew, 'These are amazing Princesses! Love seeing them share what they’re passionate about'.

Princess Beatrice has often spoken about her own struggle with dyslexia, revealing to schoolchildren back in 2014 that it was reading J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books which finally helped her.

She revealed, "I was diagnosed with dyslexia when I was seven and it was a bit of a struggle to begin with. It was a challenge as I began my school career – spelling and reading was something I couldn’t really get my head around.

"The second the story came out, I couldn’t put it down. Now I read so much quicker, so much better and I studied history at university which involved a lot of reading."

Amy Hunt
Amy Hunt

Amy Hunt is Life Channel Editor at, having been with the brand since 2015. She began as the magazine's features assistant before moving over to digital as a News and Features Writer, before becoming Senior Writer, and now a Channel Editor. She has worked on either women's lifestyle websites previously too—including Woman's Weekly,, Woman, and Woman's Own. In 2019, Amy won the Digital Journalist of the Year award at the AOP Awards, for her work on She is passionate about everything from books, to homes, to food and the latest news on the royal family. When she isn't editing or updating articles on cleaning, homewares, the newest home gadgets, or the latest books releases for the website, she's busy burying her nose in a gripping thriller, practising yoga, or buying new homeware of her own.