The 9th Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree hit Hollywood Wednesday night (February 28), and the movie industry's leading women of color gathered for an intimate cocktail party and dinner to celebrate representation for and solidarity among black actresses and other entertainment industry players.

Hosted by Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actress and activist Alfre Woodard, the pre-Oscars event was attended by high-profile talents like Hidden Figures' Janelle Monae, Girls Trip breakout Tiffany Haddish, Black Panther's Danai Gurira and more.

See photos of the empowering event, below: