Zendaya was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Visionary Award at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, celebrating equality, inclusivity and sustainability in fashion.
Speaking about the award, the Emmy Award-winning actress said: “It’s an incredible honour and means the world to me…Throughout my career I have had the privilege of being able to showcase other different types of beauties.
“Through the work that I get to do, creating more positions of power, more creative positions and I hope to continue to be able to do that, until this industry really does reflect the beauty that I see every day.”
The GCFA Visionary Award recognises trailblazers in the industry, who have been at the forefront of fashion and lead the way in important issues such as equality and diversity.
Zendaya was praised for leading the charge to increase both inclusivity and diversity in fashion, and using her platform