27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Halle Berry is being honored by the Critics Choice Association for her work on and off the screen.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

The Oscar-winning actress is set to receive the sixth annual SeeHer Award at the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards slated for Jan. 9.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

The award is given to "a woman who advocates for gender equality, portrays characters with authenticity, defies stereotypes and pushes boundaries."

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Viola Davis (2017), Gal Gadot (2018), Claire Foy (2019), Kristen Bell (2020) and Zendaya (2021) are past recipients.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Berry, of course, became the first Black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress following her performance in the 2001 film Monster's Ball.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Her career spans more than three decades, and in that time she's snagged some of the industry's top honors, including a Golden Globe, an Emmy, two SAG awards and five NAACP Image Awards.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Most recently, the actress made her directorial debut in Netflix's Bruised. She also stars in the film. Bruised hit the streaming giant platform in November and quickly became No. 1 in the U.S. during its first week and No. 2 globally.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Off screen, Berry's actively involved with a host of organizations that help women, children and underserved communities. She serves as a chair member on the Jenesse Center in Los Angeles, which assist victims of domestic violence.

27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

She's previously worked with Michael Kors' Watch Hunger Stop campaign and the United Nations World Food Programme. She's also supported Revlon Run/Walk, Make-A-Wish Foundation and Stand Up to Cancer, to name a few.