Kerry Washington gained recognition for her role as ‘Olivia Pope’ in “Scandal.”

She prides herself as a mother and an activist.

The actress was honored at the TIME Women of the Year gala on International Women’s Day.

Washington was excited to be celebrated among heroic women.

She viewed the works of the celebrated women differently as a “girl mom.”

The movie producer previously celebrated black women during Black History Month.

Her current project is Netflix’s “The School for Good and Evil.”

Washington loves jewelry and kept souvenirs from movies in which she acted.

She partnered with a jewelry brand to create sustainable and classy jewelry pieces.