Lucy Liu, star of the CBS hit show Elementary, was honored at Harvard Saturday evening for her humanitarian work.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 20, 2016
Named 2016 artist of the year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, Lucy Liu was on hand in Cambridge, Massachusetts to accept her award.
According to Harvard, Lucy Liu, “worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the plight of women and children in some of the world’s most impoverished countries.”
The actress, who was born to immigrant parents, is a UNICEF Ambassador and a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign.
In addition to her role on Elementary, Lucy Liu has also starred in films including Kill Bill and Charlie’s Angels.
Lucy Liu is in extremely fine company in receiving this award from Harvard. Past recipients include Denzel Washington, Matt Damon, Eva Longoria, Salma Hayek, and Andy Garcia.
— CBS TV Studios (@CBSTVStudios) February 18, 2016
Congratulations are certainly in order to Lucy Liu on being recognized with this prestigious award.