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Karlie Kloss would like to beat you at your own game

Mmkay.

Karlie Kloss wants to be a role model.

Chatting with Vogue Australia, the 24-year-old model talks about using her spotlight as a platform for all the things she’s passionate about. She recently launched the obnoxiously alliterated, but obviously well intentioned Kode With Klossy camp and a career scholarship that encourages teen girls to get involved in science, math and coding.

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“I feel a real responsibility to get the girls who are paying attention to me interested in these important skills,” she explained to the magazine. “[Those skills] can transform their future and help bring them into an industry where there is a real disconnect and disproportionate number of men to women in the field,” she said, in a run-on sentence.

“I’m sure people underestimate me all the time, but that only motivates me to prove them wrong and actually beat them at their own game.”

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If by "proving them wrong," she means recognizing her own mistakes and owning up to them — like the time she apologized for dressing up as a geisha as a way to celebrate diversity — then sure. I'll take it.

 

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