Zendaya accepted her award as one of Glamour’s Women of the Year during Monday night’s star-studded event. The actress was presented with her award by “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi, who called Zendaya her “personal hero.”
Zendaya was also introduced with a video segment that featured the actress discussing how women should find their own beauty. “This is about thanking you for showing me that my life matters, thanking you for showing me what strength means, thank you for paving the way for us,” the actress told the audience of both young and older women during her acceptance speech.
Watch Zendaya’s full speech below.
(Photo credit: Zendaya Instagram account)