Nothing, in my opinion, can define the kind of person that Emma Stone is, better than this one incident. Charming, talented and witty, Emma has carved a special place for herself in Hollywood in a career spanning 11 years. At 27, the Oscar nominee stands tall as one of the most successful leading ladies of Hollywood. Whether it is the 17-year-old Gwen Stacy, Peter Parker’s love interest in The Amazing Spider-Man, or Eugenia ‘Skeeter’ Phelan in the critically acclaimed movie, The Help, Emma has proved herself and how!

When she was all of 14, she made a PowerPoint presentation titled Project Hollywood 2004 and presented it to her parents. In January 2004, she moved to LA.

Not just a great actor, Emma is also a great role model for young women across the world. On her 27th birthday, here are some pearls of wisdom by her:

Stay awesome, Emma!