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Lupita Nyong'o & 'Black Panther' Cast Surprise Student With Scholarship at THR's Power 100 Women In Entertainment!

Lupita Nyong'o & 'Black Panther' Cast Surprise Student With Scholarship at THR's Power 100 Women In Entertainment!

Lupita Nyong’o happily strikes a pose while attending The Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 Women In Entertainment held at Milk Studios on Wednesday (December 5) in Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old Oscar-winning actress and her Black Panther co-stars Chadwick Boseman and Danai Gurira were on hand at the gala to present a new scholarship — The Black Panther Scholarship — created by Walt Disney Studios, which gave one girl from THR‘s Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program a scholarship to Loyola Marymount University, worth $250,000.

The program, now in its ninth year, is executed in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. “We know that if we want to live in a world that looks more like Wakanda, the first step is you invest in women and girls,” Danai said (via THR), who received a loud round of applause from the audience.

Also in attendance at the gala was Awkwafina, Lena Dunham, Ali Wong, Hannah Gadsby and Loni Love.


‘Black Panther’ Stars Surprise Student With Scholarship

FYI: Awkwafina is wearing ALDO shoes. Danai is wearing Sara Weinstock rings and earrings. Chadwick is wearing a Calvin Klein 205W39NYC full look with Christian Louboutin boots, and David Yurman jewelry.

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Credit: Jesse Grant; Photos: Getty
Posted to: Ali Wong, Awkwafina, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Hannah Gadsby, Lena Dunham, Loni Love, Lupita Nyong'o

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