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America Ferrera Talks Oscars, Star Wars at MAKERS Conference

By Samantha Boden
Posted On Feb 02, 2016
America Ferrera Talks Oscars, Star Wars at MAKERS Conference

Last night kicked off the first day of the MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The conference brings the world’s most impactful leaders and innovators together for 36-hours.

 

Last night, America Ferrera, Katie Couric, Caitlyn Jenner, and Gloria Steinem were in attendance. America sat down with activist Gloria Steinem and said it’s such an honor to be sitting in a room full of such incredible women. She spoke with Gloria about how women have influenced her over the course of her life. She was raised mostly by her mother.

 

The Superstore actress shared that she cried when she saw the new Star Wars. She said it’s such a miracle that a woman is starring in this movie.

 

America went on to talk about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Watch the full interview with America Ferrera and Gloria Steinem below.

 

America also spoke about the Oscar controversy. Watch below.