Reese Witherspoon is on a mission to fight against inequality and for diversity in Hollywood. The 42-year-old Big Little Lies actress — who graced the cover of Vogue‘s February issue and posed with her mother, Betty, and 19-year-old daughter, Ava Phillippe, in the magazine’s spread — opened up about her efforts to push for progress and change in the industry. Reese, who founded production company Pacific Standard and media company Hello Sunshine, has come a long way from her Legally Blonde days, though she still has a deep appreciation for her earlier roles. With a foothold in Hollywood, she’s taking on more projects to ensure that what audiences see on screen reflects the real world. In Vogue‘s cover story, written by Meghan Daum, Reese shares her thoughts on gender equality, representation, and more. See some of her best quotes ahead and prepare to be inspired!