Washington, Dunham, Gomez Are Faces of new LeanIn campaign

Kerry Washington, Lena Dunham, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez and Serena Williams say help from differentgirls has been crucial to their fulfillment.

the stars seem in a video released Thursday via LeanIn.org to promote its new “collectively women Can”marketing campaign.

Washington says she’s “no longer really certain what my life could look like if it have been not for Shonda Rhimes,” who solid her as the lead in “Scandal.”

Williams mentioned her sister Venus as her guide. Watson said Sofia Coppola became a mentor: “She supported my work and made me believe I ought to do greater.”

Eva Longoria, newscaster Megyn Kelly and football famous person Abby Wambach also seem within thevideo.

LeanIn.org founder Sheryl Sandberg stated the marketing campaign is meant to elevate recognition of the methods ladies can assist every different inside the place of work and inspire self assurance andmanagement capabilities in girls.

girls running together leads to greater ladies in management positions, a key objective of LeanIn.org, Sandberg stated.

The video is among several set to appear on the campaign‘s website, which additionally consists ofhints for mentors and those they mentor and guidance for modeling management abilties for women.

while ladies are CEOs, while girls run for workplace, we encourage ladies and women everywhere toagree with they are able to do more,” Sandberg, a self-made billionaire and top executive at fb, stated in an interview. “And we nonetheless have a totally small percent of management roles everywhere, in anyindustry, in any authorities anywhere in the international. Our aim is to trade that. And while the spacecan be large, the numbers change one after the other.”