Yara Shahidi is so much more than an actress. At just 20 years old, she has quickly become a voice for young people, thanks to her outspokenness about social issues and her ongoing activism. Whether she’s using her Eighteen x 18 campaign to encourage teenagers to stay politically active or spreading awareness about human rights, Yara continues to inspire hearts and minds everywhere just by being herself. Luckily for us, she’s dropped a few gems of advice over the years that, honestly, we all could use in our lives. So if you’re ready to feel empowered, keep reading for some of Yara’s most inspiring quotes.