40 Unstoppable Women Who Are Changing the World

2. Emma Watson

British actor Emma Watson has been a  UN Women Goodwill Ambassador since 2014. Alongside her acting work, Emma Watson campaigns on climate, social, and gender equality issues. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women – the United Nations organization which promotes gender equality and the empowerment of women.

She has done a lot to eradicate poverty. Aside from promoting gender equality, Watson has participated in other efforts to end extreme poverty. In 2011, she donated a signed copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” to an auction facilitated by ShelterBox, which is an organization that aids areas in need overcome by tragedy and humanitarian crises.