“We should empower each other and have compassion for each other and help each other and feel good about ourselves.”
For Pompeo, who shares her girls with husband Chris Ivery, there is a lot of work needed to be done to achieve equality.
“I think there’s a lot of glass ceilings and we have to keep busting all of them,” she says. “So this is one glass ceiling that definitely needs to be broken. The truth is, we do get better with age. It’s just society has told us forever that we don’t. And for some reason we believe that because men want us to believe that they get better with age, but really it’s us who get better with age.”