Check out: Salma Hayek honoured with Excellence in Arts and Entertainment Medallion
Salma Hayek honoured in the US. Check out the photos
Date: Thu, Oct 03, 2013 13:00:18 GMT
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Mexican actress Salma Hayek was on Wednesday honoured by Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Washington D.C.
Hayek, who was accompanied by her father, Sami Hayek, and brother Sami Jr., received the Excellence in Arts and Entertainment Medallion for her work as an actress, producer, director, and also for her social work.
Salma has worked as an actress (“Frida,” “Desperado”), a producer (TV’s “Ugly Betty”) and a director (“The Maldonado Miracle”). As a social activist, Salma has endorsed various causes such as fighting domestic violence, fighting for the disappeared women of Juarez in her native Mexico, seeking vaccines for pregnant women, among others.
The awards ceremony was a fundraiser for leadership programs designed for Latino youth.
Salma Hayek is about to start acting in a movie co-starring Pierce Brosnan. She just finished acting in an upcoming thriller called “Everly”.
Catch more photos of Salma Hayek at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute gala ahead.