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Chelsea Clinton is not going to sugarcoat the fact that there are still issues with gender equality today, but with your help, we can get there.

The former first daughter hosted The Clinton Foundation's "No Ceilings Initiative" presentation Monday in New York, an initiative aimed at calling global attention to the inequality women face and measuring the progress made in the past 20 years, and told E! News' Maria Menounos just how the public can help promote female empowerment and subsequently help close the gaps.

"Go to movies directed by women. Go to movies that star women, or watch people like, you, Maria, who are strong women on television," she tells E! News. "There are so many different ways—not only in our own lives—but in what we choose to support, in who we choose to watch, that help ensure that more women are visible, that more women's voices are validated and heard."

Chelsea Clinton, Maria Menounos

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Part of helping draw awareness to this issue was the "We're Not There Yet" ad campaign, which gained support from some of Hollywood's big names, including Lupita Nyong'o and Cara Delevingne.

"On International Women's Day, we had so many women remove themselves from social media, but also from magazine covers from billboards," Clinton tells us. "If you were in Times Square, you would've seen just a great absence to help demonstrate the ways in which women aren't there, whether we think about it economically, or culturally, or socially."

She adds, "We've talked about some of the celebrities, in the ways that women are still not equal participants, whether it be creating content or starring in content, and so we believe this resonates with everyone because it really speaks to all of our experiences."

But that's not all. Watch the video to hear more about the "No Ceilings Initiative" and how you can help promote female empowerment

For more information on Chelsea's work, check out http://noceilings.org. Plus, make sure to tune in to E! News Tuesday at 7 and 11 p.m. to see her full interview with Maria.

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