THR: Kerry Washington is a 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards Honoree

Kerry Washington has been selected as the five honorees for this year’s Crystal + Lucy Awards, presented by Women in Film, Los Angeles.

The annual benefit gala, set for June 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, recognizes creative, groundbreaking women who lead by example and excel in their chosen fields in the entertainment industry.

“The women we are honoring this year represent the best, the brightest and the bravest among us,” WIF LA president Cathy Schulman said in a statement. “We are proud to celebrate their achievements and their contributions.”

Scandal star Washington will receive the Lucy Award for Excellence in Television.

The fundraising dinner supports WIF LA’s many educational and philanthropic programs and initiatives.

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