“My father is a feminist. He’s a big reason I am the woman I am today,” Ivanka Trump told the newspaper. “People talk about gender equality. He has lived it, he has employed women at the highest levels of the Trump Organization for decades, so I think it’s a great testament to how capable he thinks women are and has shown that his whole life.”

“He always told me and showed me that I could do anything I set my mind to if I married vision and passion with work ethic,” she added. “He’s also surrounded me with strong female role models who have done just that since I was a little girl.”