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About being one of the most recognizable faces in the world (2011): "I was in a shantytown in Bangladesh and a boy stopped me in the street and said, "You're in Harry Potter." There's nowhere in the world that I can go, it feels, that isn't somehow touched by this. It reaches the furthest corners of the earth and in the least expected places. I was like, "Wow. It's really popular."

Emma at the HeForShe Second Anniversary Celebration

Emma Watson, UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, spoke at a reception celebrating the anniversary of the UN Women HeForShe initiative launched two years ago. Also speaking were Their Excellencies Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland, Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women.


Earlier in the day, Emma introduced the release of the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 University Parity Report.

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7 Responses to “Emma at the HeForShe Second Anniversary Celebration”

  1. susang bhatt says:

    Emma looks beautiful as always.

  2. John says:

    Emma is such an amazing woman and an inspiration to all.

  3. Valerie says:

    She’s such a fighter. I’ll watch the 2 hours later today.

    Wow, she’s just… a fighter for the good in the world.

  4. Aakriti says:

    Wow!! What an inspirational speech!!! I almost had tears in my eyes..

  5. Kim says:

    If she never acted again, i would be okay with that. Proud of her from afar for what she’s doing with her life.

  6. Phillip says:

    Princess Emma is such an eloquent speaker!!!

  7. Fernando says:

    Nice,great pics! Emma looks fantastic,love her smile!