When she’s not starring as “Gia Bennet” on HBO’s hit drama series, Euphoria, or running her own production company, A Seed & Wings, actor Storm Reid uses her celebrity to shine a light on the initiatives that can truly propel Black women forward.

The star spoke with BlavityU to share what sparked her passion for standing behind a new initiative, challenges that she’s faced while breaking into the world of acting, how she’s found mentorship on the set of Euphoria and so much more.