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Gina Rodriguez Aims To Empower Young Women Through The Arts

Gina Rodriguez, the Golden Globe winner of Puerto Rican descent who stars in “Jane the Virgin” on CW, was accepted into Columbia U.’s Theatrical Collaboration at age 16 before attending NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

But the actress realizes not all aspiring performers have access to the same opportunities she had, which is why she established the We Will foundation, designed to focus on arts education and scholarship funding for the less fortunate, with the aim of empowering young women.

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