Emma Watson cemented herself as awesome in our book when she played Hermoine and proved once again it’s cool to be a badass chick that likes books. Now, she’s surpassed any awesomeness barometer we’ve ever had: As the UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador and face of the HeForShe campaign.
"It is my belief that there is a greater understanding than ever that women need to be equal participants,” she said in her latest passionate speech. “In our homes, in our societies, in our governments and in our work places. They know that the world is being held back in every way because they are not.”
In a recent Twitter Q&A, Watson fielded questions about the campaign, her feminist views, and even offered up advice to other girls. Like how they can fight for equality in their everyday life:
And what they need to know to continue the fight against gender inequality:
While debate continues over the meaning of feminism, women who don’t consider themselves feminists because they “don’t hate men,” and, ugh, Menimists, Emma has a short and simple response:
She also advised one girl that you really can have it all:
And then there was this, the most awesome piece of advice of all the awesome advice, in reply to a young woman who dreams of becoming an engineer:
Boom. Clinton/Watson 2016, anyone?
Speaking of Emma Watson, who should play the Beast to her Belle?