HRH Princess Beatrice of York
HRH Princess Beatrice of York is a member of the British royal family; the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York. She is eighth in line to succeed her grandmother Queen Elizabeth II. Having been diagnosed with dyslexia as a child, she achieved high grades in her A-Level examinations. In 2011, she was awarded a BA degree in History and History of Ideas at Goldsmiths College, London. Princess Beatrice has stated her position to assist others through charity work and has already undertaken charitable duties alongside her mother through the various organisations the Duchess supported. In 2002, Beatrice visited children living with HIV in Russia. She supported Springboard for Children (a literacy project for primary-school children with learning difficulties) and the Teenage Cancer Trust. During the summer of 2008, Beatrice volunteered as a sales assistant at Selfridges. Princess Beatrice is the patron of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, which supports children with life-shortening conditions in West Yorkshire and North Manchester. Today the Princess has a full-time job and splits her time between London and New York City. She also works for the Kairos Society, a non-profit organization of entrepreneurs at top universities in the USA, China, India, and Europe.