National Diversity Awards Blog
Jade Sutton
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Jade is 14 years old and has ADHD. Struggling in a

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Ricky Kandohla
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Chief Inspector Ricky Kandohla joined the Metropolitan Police in 1996. This

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Sally Kingdon
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Sally was the Devon Diverse Communities Team Sergeant with Devon &

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Callum Carr
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Callum founded South Tyneside Against Bullying in 2013 at the age

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England work placements for BAME coaches
Black, Asian and minority ethnic coaches (BAME) will be offered work placements with senior England teams to help increase diversity

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All Women’s Network
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – All Women’s Network is a non-profit organization that creates opportunities to empower

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Volunteering Matters SAFE project
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Volunteering Matters develop and deliver high impact volunteer-led solutions across the UK

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WomenCentre
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – WomenCentre provides holistic, one-stop services at centres in Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Halifax.

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‘Purple Tuesday’ to promote shopping access for disabled
Argos, Asda, Sainsbury’s, and Marks & Spencer are among those that have signed up to try to make shopping more

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MenTalkHealth
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – With a colourful history of mental health issues between them, Davey Shields,

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Body Positive
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Body Positive provides support for people with questions or issues around sexual

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Savera UK
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Savera UK is a registered charity established to tackle domestic abuse and

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Colouring Outside The Lines
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Waiting for an autism diagnosis can be a lonely, isolating experience for

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Action Breaks Silence
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Action Breaks Silence (ABS) is an educational charity established to ‘create a

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Alan Bell
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Alan Bell has spent over 20 years training people, businesses and organisations, particularly vulnerable people

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Anne Ross BEM
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Anne Ross single-handedly founded The ADD-vance ADHD and Autism Trust in 1996. Over 20 years

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Anthony Durrant MBE JP
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Tony is a vastly experienced senior manager and diversity practitioner with work experience spanning most

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Dionne Johnson
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – During her 10 years at Cheshire Constabulary, Dionne Johnson has worked in the local communities

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Tony Carlisle
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – With an outstanding 43 year track record, Tony has ploughed all of his labours into

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Juney Muhammad
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – With nearly 40 years’ of community experience in voluntary, health and statutory sectors, Juney Muhammad

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Dr. Lewis Turner
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – At the centre of everything that is positive and progressive for LGB&T people within Lancashire,

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Maggie Georgopoulos
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Born and raised in Australia, Maggie Georgopoulos has worked in several male dominated industries including

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