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2021 LEGACY AWARD_

Browse through the case studies of our 2021 Legacy Award recipients and be inspired by their stories.

This year the 2021 Legacy Awards will take place at Althorp, Diana, Princess of Wales’ childhood home, in what would have been her 60th birthday year.

2021 LEGACY AWARD RECIPIENTS

ADITYA DUBEY
AGE 18_
INTERNATIONAL

Tirelessly campaigning against single-use plastic, Aditya has inspired countless young people to campaign on environmental and social issues.

ALEXANDER ANDERSON AGE 21_
UNITED KINGDOM

Always going above and beyond to help others, Alex fundraised for various charities and became an ambassador to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

ALLY ZLATAR
AGE 24_
UNITED KINGDOM

Her struggle against anorexia motivated Ally to raise awareness of eating disorders through the power of art with her exhibition ‘One Body, My Body, No Body’ debuting across the globe.

ANGELO CARDONA
AGE 24_
INTERNATIONAL

Angelo advocates for peace on an international level and has spoken about human rights and disarmament at conferences in over 15 countries.

ANNA MCGOVERN
AGE 20_
UNITED KINGDOM

Recognised as the UK Prime Minister’s 1050th Point of Light, Anna raises awareness on issues affecting young people, including child safeguarding, online safety and mental health.

AODHÁN ROBERTS
AGE 18_
UNITED KINGDOM

Aodhán’s films and photography series created to raise awareness about various issues were shortlisted in several film festivals and shared by mainstream media outlets such as the BBC.

ARIAN ARJOMANDI RAD AGE 23_
UNITED KINGDOM

When the pandemic hit, Adrian worked tirelessly as a volunteer to support Italy’s overwhelmed healthcare system. He also helped to improve the mental health of COVID patients.

CARYS MIHARDJA
AGE 17_
INTERNATIONAL

Carys is a passionate campaigner promoting the rights of people with Down’s syndrome through sharing their multi-talented potentials.

CHARLOTTE (LOTTIE) LEACH AGE 19_
UNITED KINGDOM

Lottie is determined to destigmatise discussions around mental health through education and raising awareness. Her work is described as truly ‘life-saving’.

CHRISTINA ADANE
AGE 17_
UNITED KINGDOM

Christina is a passionate activist with ‘Bite Back’, where she fights for a fairer and healthier food system.

DIANA CHAO
AGE 22_
INTERNATIONAL

Diana founded ‘Letters to Strangers’ to help others suffering from mental health issues and speaks worldwide.

HANNAH HODGSON
AGE 23_
UNITED KINGDOM

Hannah is a powerful advocate for those with terminal illnesses and a role model to other young people with her written work published in Grazia and Teen Vogue.

HIYA SHAH
AGE 17_
INTERNATIONAL

Hiya applies social entrepreneurship to elevate, educate, and empower girls to close the educational and economic gender gap.

JAHIN RAHMAN
AGE 17_
INTERNATIONAL

Jahin has fundraised for projects, such as building a free school and training teachers with an ambition to support all homeless children in Bangladesh to have a better start in life.

ROUDY ALI
AGE 25_
INTERNATIONAL

A Kurdish activist and refugee, Roudy assists other refugees with the burdens of daily life and with negotiating the bureaucratic requirements of Germany’s asylum system.

SIA GODIKA
AGE 14_
INTERNATIONAL

Sia runs her own non-profit collecting footwear from privileged communities and donating them to those in need.

TUNDE OYEBAMIJI
AGE 25_
INTERNATIONAL

Tunde has grown his blood supply logistics initiative into one of the biggest donation campaigns in Nigeria, and has saved 3,500 lives in 40 months.

VARAIDZO (VEE) KATIVHU AGE 23_
UNITED KINGDOM

Vee is a passionate advocate, campaigning endlessly for diversity within higher education, challenging her own institutions and sharing her message through news channels and volunteer work.

WEI (VIVI) LIN
AGE 23_
INTERNATIONAL

Vivi is determined to promote menstrual equality and eliminate period poverty in Taiwan, where menstruation is still seen as something shameful and embarrassing.

ZUBAIR JUNJUNIA
AGE 23_
UNITED KINGDOM

Zubair’s blog, set up to make learning resources available and free of charge, has passed 24 million hits with more than 3.5 million unique visitors, becoming a go-to resource for students and teachers all around the world.

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2019 LEGACY AWARD

Take a look back at the 2019 ceremony and the award recipients.

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