She's an Oscar-winning actress, as well as a successful producer, entrepreneur, wife and mother-of-three.
And Reese Witherspoon offered her advice for women trying to succeed in a male-dominated world as she discussed feminism, racism and misogyny in Hollywood in a striking cover shoot and interview for September's Glamour magazine on Tuesday.
The star, 41, said: 'Run away from a man who can't handle your ambition. So many men think ambition is awesome and sexy!'
She means business! Reese Witherspoon offered her advice for women trying to succeed in a male-dominated world in a cover shoot and interview for September's Glamour magazine
The Oscar-winning actress and mother-of-three - who is married to Hollywood agent Jim Toth - is the epitome of enterprise as a film and TV producer, plus a fashion and lifestyle entrepreneur with her own Draper James line.
Looking fabulous in an orange and white fake fur coat by Miu Miu over a black Wilfred Free for Aritzia bodysuit, the blonde Beauty talked about creating a space for all women to grow and thrive.
'There’s no point in toiling away and wasting your ambition on people who don’t value your strengths,' Reese added ahead of the Friday release of her new movie, Home Again.
The actress said she was concerned about the tough task minority women have finding work in Hollywood.
Speaking up: The actress and producer, 41, discussed feminism, racism and misogyny in Hollywood as she posed for the magazine
Good advice: The mother-of-three wore a Bottega dress for the shoot as she warned women to 'run from men who can't handle your ambition'
The Wild star revealed she felt like a 'jerk' after asking her friend and collaborator Mindy Kaling, 38, whether she feels 'exhausted' by having to create her own roles.
Reese explained: 'Another thing I think about a lot is how it feels to be a minority woman in America, so rarely seeing yourself onscreen, and it’s unconscionable.
'When I asked Mindy Kaling, "Don’t you ever get exhausted by always having to create your own roles?" she said, "Reese, I’ve never had anything that I didn’t create for myself."
'I thought, "Wow, I feel like a jerk for asking that; I used to