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The Oscars Red Carpet: Female Celebs Giving Advice to Young Women

Apart from the nominations and awards, perhaps the biggest highlight of this year’s Oscars Red Carpet was the advice given by few of the world’s leading ladies to young women! If you want to learn what these famous celebs have to say, you better get a pen and paper and write down their powerful and inspiring words:

See also: If You Had to Give Oscars at Work

  1. Let your work speak for yourself.” – Margot Robbie
  2. Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea on what womanhood is.  Womanhood is you. Womanhood is everything that’s inside of you.” – Viola Davis
  3. Be absolutely who you are and stick to your instinct and your guts and don’t try to be like other people.” – Felicity Jones
  4. Be happy with who you are and love your insecurities because when you grow up I think that’s what’s going to make you you, it’s going to differentiate you from the group.” – Chloe Grace Moretz
  5. It’s so easy to spread the message of being yourself but actually implementing it in your life is incredibly difficult.  I think it takes a lot of time to find what makes you happy and what your goals are.” – Anna Faris
  6. Don’t think in colour. You can feel in colour because obviously it’s beautiful and it’s the best. But not think it. Think about yourself.” – Zoe Saldana
  7. “I think we have to do things to keep a balance in our lives and don’t let any institution such as Hollywood define who we are. We have to know who we are and present that.” –Margaret Avery
  8. All Women. Anyone. Don’t ask for permission. What are you waiting for? What are you asking for?” – Ava DuVernay
  9. Yes it’s going to be a struggle and yes, you will hear a lot of no’s before you hear yes, but learn to enjoy the process and embrace it and have fun with it.” – Jamie Chung
  10. Work hard, be so good, they can’t ignore you. Keep to your morals and don’t stop fighting because ultimately for any dream, any goal, it takes a lifetime. And why wouldn’t you want to give it that? It’s not a race, it’s a journey and enjoy the journey.” Gina Rodriguez

Check out the full video from BuzzFeed Yellow to see how these leading ladies responded to the reporter’s question on what advice they  would give out to young women and get to know what’s behind their own career success! 

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