Over the years, actress Emma Watson has won praise for her performances as well as her fashion sense. But it’s her latest turn as a champion for gender equality that has been perhaps her biggest achievement. Emma captured the world’s attention back in September 2014 with a stirring speech kicking off the HeForShe campaign, which encourages men and boys to be advocates for girls and women worldwide. That was only the beginning, though. Since that watershed moment, Emma has traveled the globe speaking out about empowering women and banishing gender stereotypes, proving just how dedicated she is to the cause. Here are the top 10 reasons the star is officially the new face of feminism.
As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time writing and editing pieces on everything from celebrity style to the fight to keep funding for Planned Parenthood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in publishing from Rosemont College. Morgan has contributed to a variety of publications, including StyleBakery, Uptown, metro.pop and Sister 2 Sister. Every week for theFashionSpot, she profiles the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebs and provides a daily dose of stylish stars via Look of the Day.