Press Release: Top Diversity Leader Miranda Brawn Nominated for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

Miranda Brawn a local role model from London has been nominated for the Positive Role Model Award at The National Diversity Awards 2017.

The Breathtaking Liverpool Anglican Cathedral will play host to this year’s awards, to be held on 08th September. Britain’s most inspirational and selfless people will come together to honour the rich tapestry of our nation, recognising individuals and groups from grass roots communities. The prestigious black tie event recognises nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion and sexual orientation.

Miranda Brawn said: “I am delighted to be nominated for a Positive Role Model Award at the National Diversity Awards. These awards are key to highlighting the great diversity work across the UK and I’m humbled to be part of this. I would like to thank everyone who have supported my diversity initiatives. To be recognised for my diversity work spanning across nearly two decades helping to enhance equality, diversity and inclusion within today’s society is wonderful.”

Microsoft and Direct Line are Headline sponsors of the UK’s largest diversity awards, attracting a growing list of supporters including Sir Lenny Henry, Graham Norton and Katie Piper. Olympic Diver Tom Daley said, ‘The National Diversity Awards is a true celebration. A celebration of role models and community organisations who are having a huge impact on people lives. Everybody who has been nominated and shortlisted is striving towards making society better for everyone, regardless of age, gender, race, faith, religion, sexual orientation or disability. I would like to wish all nominees the very best of luck at this year’s National Diversity Awards’. Hollyoaks star Annie Wallace and autism campaigner Aston Avery received accolades at last year’s ceremony alongside a host

of incredible award winners. With support from national Cheerleaders, Mermaids were commended in 2016 for providing incredible support to more than 1000 children and teenagers each year with gender identity issues. And ‘Voice of Nations’ founder Dr. Sylvia Forchap-Likambi was applauded for empowering thousands of disadvantaged women and girls worldwide. Aim Academy, Black Cultural Archives, and Channel 4 were also recognised amongst some of the UK’s most inspiring role models, community organisations and inclusive employers.

The National Diversity Awards receives over 20,000 nominations and votes annually. Founder & CEO Paul Sesay said, ‘Unlocking Britain’s diverse talent and rewarding unsung champions remains at the heart of these awards. As we enter our 6th year, I know there are still so many game changers who remain unnoticed and unheard. We aim to provide a platform for those who have the passion and determination to spread the positive message of inclusivity. I look forward to learning about this year’s nominees and witnessing their spectacular journeys.’

Nominations are now open and close June 09th 2017 – so don’t miss out on your chance to get involved! Shortlisted nominees will be announced shortly after this date.