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Emma uses her celebrity to empower women around the world and serves as a UN Goodwill Ambassador as well as an advocate for the HeForShe campaign. I admire her ability to inspire young women to be fearless and stand up for what they believe in and her extraordinary acting ability.
Emma recently donated her time in Zambia and Bangladesh working with her campaign to educate and empower young women. At the young age of 25, Emma Watson has done more to empower women than most actresses twice her age. I admire her ability to silence a room and really make people of both sexes and different cultures to listen to what she has to say. She is the model of femininity and power and is someone all women should look up to.
“I want men to take up this mantle so their daughters, sisters and mothers can be free from prejudice but also so their sons have permission to be vulnerable and human, too and in doing so, be a more true and complete version of themselves,”
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