Women we Love: Amy Poehler

Her character Leslie Knope teaches us that the three most important things in life are:

Friends

Waffles

Work

But off the screen, Amy Poehler has proven to be a strong and inspiring role model. Here are the top 10 reasons why we love Amy: 

 

1Amy created a website/youtube channel called Smart Girls at the Party, which is devoted to empowering teen girls. She is using the power of social media to bring young women together and help them find their voice and the confidence to use it.

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2

She isn’t scared of calling herself a feminist.

 

3She plays a strong female character who isn’t afraid of standing up for what she believes in.

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4Amy is like our quirky internet Mom. She’s always here to give us great advice:

 


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5

Taking risks is important. 

 

6Amy and Aubrey Plaza want us to know that it’s okay to feel like a weirdo sometimes. Weirdos rule the world.

7

There’s nothing wrong with being bossy.

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8

She encourages girls to take pride in who they are. 

9

Reminds us not to let people tell us what to do!

10

“There’s power in looking silly and not caring what you do.”

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