Kerry Washington made a welcome return to the red carpet last night.
In her first public appearance since welcoming son Caleb Asomugha on Oct. 5, the Scandal actress attended the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala benefiting the USC Shoah Foundation in Hollywood Thursday. Washington invited her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, to be her plus one.
Washington, who spent the night chatting up J.J. Abrams, Jesse Jackson and Steven Spielberg, was on hand to honor Mellody Hobson and George Lucas, both of whom embody the Institute for Visual History and Education's values and mission to promote tolerance and mutual respect. The actress kicked off the annual event, which also including presentation from Harrison Ford.
John Williams, meanwhile, performed with a full orchestra.