National Diversity Awards Blog
Gateshead College
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  DIVERSE COMPANY – Gateshead College’s strength is its commitment to promote and embed inclusion across the organisation and

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Denise Welch
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  CELEBRITY OF THE YEAR – There a few actresses that some up diversity as much as Denise Welch’

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AFBE- UK
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – AFBE-UK promotes higher achievements in education and engineering particularly

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New Beacon Books
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR RACE, RELIGION & FAITH – Founded in 1966 by the late poet and publisher

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Dr. Paul Stephenson, OBE
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Paul Stephenson is a leading civil rights activist. His most notable campaign was leading the

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Caroline Odogwu
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Caroline began her career as a broadcast journalist working with OHTV

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Sabreena Shabazz
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Sabreena has been phenomenal and dynamic in the area of youth

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Faye Waddams
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR DISABILITY – Faye was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 7, it

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British Army – Second Battalion the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  DIVERSE COMPANY – Known throughout the Army as ‘The Tigers’, the Second Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal

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Wendy Pearce
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Wendy has been a youth and community worker for 50 years, supporting young people and

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Ofcom, please listen. More racial diversity on TV means seeing the bigger picture
When the BBC revealed statistics showing the gender pay gap of their top earners, it made international news. On the

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Nickel Support
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR DISABILITY – Nickel Support is a community interest company supporting adults with learning disabilities.

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Chadwell Heath Asian Women’s Network
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR GENDER – Chadwell Heath Asian Women’s Network (CHAWN) was created in September 2014 by

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Olly Pike
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR LGBT – Olly Pike is the creator of ‘Pop’n’Olly’ an LGBT+ educational resource

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Alix Christopher
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR AGE – Alix is a full time PE teacher and an outstanding role

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James Sutliff
2017 WINNER:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR DISABILITY – 7 years ago James’ life took a sudden, unexpected change. After

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Sharon Slinger
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR LGBT – Sharon has become a role model as a woman and LGBT

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Daniella Blechner
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  ENTREPRENEUR OF EXCELLENCE – Daniella is Founder of Conscious Dreams Publishing, Bestselling Author and Book Journey Mentor who

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Chadderton Park Cerebral Palsy Football
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR DISABILITY – Chadderton Park Cerebral Palsy Football is the first football club to set

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Rob Neil
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  LIFETIME ACHIEVER – Over his 33 years of public service, Rob has made an unwavering contribution to the

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Proud2Be
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR LGBT – Proud2Be supports LGBTQIA+ people in South Devon and beyond, to lead empowered,

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Dramatic Action
SHORTLISTED NOMINEE:  COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR MULTI-STRAND – Dramatic Action is an amateur drama/craft group founded by Bolton at Home

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