Actress Yara Shahidi attended Variety’s Power Of Women Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 9, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. The young star wore a BCBGMAXAZRIA lace relief jacquard peplum dress to the luncheon.
The following day after attending Variety’s event, Yara joined other established Black actresses for an informative discussion at the #BlackActress panel event sponsored by Jungle Wild Productions (Owned by Andrea Lewis and Brian Walker)and Orleans and York Deli.
Yara along with actresses Reagan Gomez-Preston (Parenthood, The Cleveland Show), Keesha Sharp (Girlfriends, American Crime Story), Quinta Brunson (Buzzfeed) and Andrea Lewis (Degrassi: The Next Generation) discussed their early starts in the entertainment business, choosing the right (or wrong) characters to play and what it means to be a #BlackActress in Hollywood.
Check out more pictures from Yara’s eventful weekend below!
Photos: Getty Images, Brittany Nickolas of Millennium Kid Photography, LaCora Stephens and Sarah Francis Jones