National Diversity Awards ShortlsitCongratulations to all our shortlisted nominees for the National Diversity Awards 2016.

We wish every nominee the very best of luck and the winners will be announced on Friday, September 16th at the Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool.

Tickets are available here

Positive Role Model Award for Age
James Adeleke
Charlene Brown
John Cattle
Jessica Jay
Sajid Rashid BEM
Harriotte Lane
Joshua Beckford
Claudine Adeyemi

Positive Role Model Award for Disability
Aston Avery
Adam Black
Chloe Tear
Chris Slater
Dianne Campbell
Austin Hughes
Bryan Chandler
Rachel Lambert

Positive Role Model Award for Gender
Sahdaish Pall
Dr. Diahanne Rhiney
Dr. Ava Eagle Brown
Helen Taylor
Dr. Sylvia Forchap-Likambi
Irene Afful
Hayley Goleniowska
Aryana Vashisht

Positive Role Model Award for LGBT
Jess MacIntyre
Moira Smyth
Manjinder Singh Sidhu
John Naples-Campbell
Lee Gale
Emma Baldry
Justine Smithies
Ash Loakes

Positive Role Model Award for Race, Religion & Faith
Asif Iqbal MBE
Christine Majid
Sheikh Bilal Khan
Barbara Rowe
Shamila Akhtar
Keesha Edwards
Darryl Laycock
Trevor David Sterling

Community Organisation Award for Age
Inspired Youth
The Project
Elevating Success
The 4Front Project
Sefton Golden Days
Open Age
AIM Academy

Community Organisation Award for Disability
The Liverpool Signing Choir
SWAN – Scottish Women’s Autism Network
Amici Dance Theatre Company
The Shadowlight Artists
Glasgow Disability Alliance
Disability Equality (nw) Ltd
Together! 2012 CIC

Community Organisation Award for Gender
Tomorrow's Women Wirral
Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd
A Band of Brothers
Northern Power Women
Mankind UK
Pink Ladoo
Code First: Girls

Community Organisation Award for LGBT
Trans Pride Brighton & Hove
Age UK Wirral
Gendered Intelligence
North Devon Sunrise CIC
National Student Pride
Chrysalis Transsexual Support Groups

Community Organisation Award for Race, Religion & Faith
Liverpool Community Spirit
Black Cultural Archives
The Hummingbird Project
Afruca (Africans Unite Against Child Abuse)
Health for All Leeds
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum
The Nishkam Civic Association

Community Organisation Award for Multi-Strand
Off the Record (Bristol)
Victory Hants
Make A Difference Entertainment (MADE)
UR Potential
Rainbow Biz
Community Corner
ThunderCat Racing

Entrepreneur of Excellence Award
Jemal 'Big J' Peters
Bianca Miller-Cole
Ash Ali
Andrew & Robert Pearce
Jackson Ogunyemi
Dhanny Joshi & Thomas Stogdon
Neomi Bennett

Diverse Company Award
Thomson Reuters
Channel 4
NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Mencap Society (Mencap)
Irwin Mitchell LLP
Lancashire Constabulary

Lifetime Achiever Award
Valerie Ender
Nicola Rule
Anna Kennedy OBE
Kinny Gardner BEM
Qaisra Shahraz
Saundra Glenn
Dr. Susan Huson
Rana Nazir

Celebrity of the Year Award
Idris Elba
Sally Phillips
Jaymi Hensley
Sir Lenny Henry
Emma Watson
Mo Farah CBE
Annie Wallace
Kelly Knox