ISU HeForShe Brings Gender Equality Movement to Iowa State Campus

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Since its formation in 2014, He For She, has been taking strides towards gender equality on college campuses, in the workplace, and in everyday life overall. The effort was put together by the UN (United Nations) Woman and one of their Goodwill Ambassadors, Emma Watson— best known for her role in the Harry Potter movies. At the events launching party, Watson and the UN women noted they wanted to stray away from the misconception that gender equality focuses only on women, so in just three days over 100,000 men joined, including actor, Matt Damon and President, Barack Obama. Among those inspired to join the movement was junior in advertising and ISU He For She President, Ana Ramirez. “I was really inspired by their [He For She] message of gender equality and women empowerment, and I thought Iowa State’s campus could use some that message.” said Ramirez. The “ISU He For She Club

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