Yara Shahidi was one of many young stars to attend the Brooks Brothers Mini Classic at Brooks Brothers in Beverly Hills, California this past Saturday. The ‘Black-ish’ star looked fabulous while posing for a few pictures during the event. Yara’s brothers were also in attendance and smiled for the camera as photographers snapped candids.
Brooks Brothers hosted its Mini Classic to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The medical center has the mission “to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.”
Yara is definitely an advocate for science and research. The actress often speaks in favor of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), which she says is a government program that is for everyone. “What’s so amazing is seeing young girls empowered in STEM fields because there is an overwhelming lack of a female presence,” she shares. “I feel like it’s so important that somebody’s love or interest in STEM isn’t squashed by this idea that ‘Well, I’m not a man, this is not appropriate for a woman.'”
You can catch Yara Shahidi every week on the hit series ‘Black-ish’ that airs at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays via ABC.
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