OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY
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OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY

25 years ago The Diana Award was founded on the belief that young people have the power to change the world.

 THE DIANA AWARD X MY LIFE MY SAY AT THE NEXT GEN CONFERENCE
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THE DIANA AWARD X MY LIFE MY SAY AT THE NEXT GEN CONFERENCE

The Diana Award are privileged to be invited to the ‘My Life My Say’ Next Gen conference on the 25th November. We will join around 500 young people and a series of renowned speakers from the world of activism for an exciting day that will explore youth-led solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing society.

SCHOOLS AGAINST BULLYING: THE DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME IN 2023_
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SCHOOLS AGAINST BULLYING: THE DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME IN 2023_

Anti-Bullying Week is a great opportunity for reflection, some highs, some lows but all important learnings for our Anti-Bullying Programme. We wanted to share some of the highs we have experienced over 2023, spotlighting some of the inspirational and dedicated schools doing their bit to stand up to bullying.

PARTNERS AGAINST BULLYING: THE DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME IN 2023_
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PARTNERS AGAINST BULLYING: THE DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME IN 2023_

Due to the ongoing support of our incredible corporate partners, The Diana Award were able to expand our anti-bullying efforts across 2023. This Anti-Bullying Week, we wanted to spotlight a few partners, highlighting how they have helped The Diana Award stand up to bullying across the UK.

YOUR ANTI-BULLYING WEEK STORIES
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YOUR ANTI-BULLYING WEEK STORIES

Five young people share their thoughts and feelings about bullying in their own words, including one of our very own Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.

ANTI-RACIST BULLYING TRAINING
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ANTI-RACIST BULLYING TRAINING

The Young Changemaker team delivers 2 in-person anti-racist bullying training days across the UK, in collaboration with Not So Micro.

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS MAJORITY OF CHILDREN FEAR GOING BACK TO SCHOOL
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NEW RESEARCH REVEALS MAJORITY OF CHILDREN FEAR GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

Celebrities join forces with anti-bullying charity The Diana Award for #BackToBullying campaign

TESSY OJO CBE AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY THE UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH
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TESSY OJO CBE AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE BY THE UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

CEO of The Diana Award, Tessy Ojo CBE, has been highlighted as a distinguished individual to receive an honorary degree from the University of Greenwich on 18 July 2023.

RESPECT TRAINED ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADORS SHOWCASE THEIR WORK TACKLING RACIST & SEXUAL BULLYING BEHAVIOUR
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RESPECT TRAINED ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADORS SHOWCASE THEIR WORK TACKLING RACIST & SEXUAL BULLYING BEHAVIOUR

The Diana Award showcases the Respect Project, a two-year project providing training to schools, supporting them in tackling racist and sexual bullying behaviour.

YOUNG ACTIVISTS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD HONOURED WITH THE 2023 DIANA AWARD
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YOUNG ACTIVISTS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD HONOURED WITH THE 2023 DIANA AWARD

On Friday 30 June 2023: The Diana Award put the spotlight on over 180 young people receiving the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts.

OVER 10,000 CHILDREN TRAINED AS ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADORS BY NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY & THE DIANA AWARD
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OVER 10,000 CHILDREN TRAINED AS ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADORS BY NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY & THE DIANA AWARD

Nationwide Building Society and The Diana Award have smashed their target to train over 10,000 children

MENTORING PROGRAMME RECEIVES MATCH FUNDING FROM THE #iwill FUND
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MENTORING PROGRAMME RECEIVES MATCH FUNDING FROM THE #iwill FUND

The Diana Award is thrilled to announce match funding of £610,860 from the #iwill Fund for their Mentoring Programme

THE DIANA AWARD MARKS THE CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III
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THE DIANA AWARD MARKS THE CORONATION OF KING CHARLES III

The Diana Award will be marking the historic Coronation of His Majesty The King by sharing the voices and reflections of young people from across the world.

MEET THE 2023 DIANA AWARD JUDGING PANEL
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MEET THE 2023 DIANA AWARD JUDGING PANEL

Every year, we welcome 60 volunteer judges to assess nominations for the Diana Award. These judges are experts in their fields, comprised of a range of business and education professionals, social activists, and young people, some of which are Diana Award recipients themselves. What they all have in common is the belief that young people deserve to be recognized, valued and their accomplishments celebrated. We want to say a huge thank you to all of our dedicated judges for your commitment and passion – meet them all below.

BRITISH AIRWAYS BETTER WORLD COMMUNITY FUND PLEDGES SUPPORT TO OUR AWARD & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
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BRITISH AIRWAYS BETTER WORLD COMMUNITY FUND PLEDGES SUPPORT TO OUR AWARD & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The British Airways Better World Community Fund has pledged £47,500 to support The Diana Award's Award and Development Programme, enabling us to support 300 award recipients and alumni per year.

NINE OUT OF TEN TEACHERS WANT ANTI-RACISM TRAINING, SAYS NEW RESEARCH FROM CENTRE FOR MENTAL HEALTH & NOT SO MICRO CAMPAIGN
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NINE OUT OF TEN TEACHERS WANT ANTI-RACISM TRAINING, SAYS NEW RESEARCH FROM CENTRE FOR MENTAL HEALTH & NOT SO MICRO CAMPAIGN

The vast majority of teachers would like to have anti-racism training, according to a survey carried out by the charity Centre for Mental Health.

MENTORING PROGRAMME RECEIVES FUNDING FROM SALESFORCE
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MENTORING PROGRAMME RECEIVES FUNDING FROM SALESFORCE

The Diana Award is delighted to announce a funding boost of $500,000 from Salesforce Foundation for their Mentoring Programme.

POSITIVE POST BOX
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POSITIVE POST BOX

Nationwide Building Society teams up with The Diana Award to post positivity around the UK

 ADULTS BULLIED AT SCHOOL EXPERIENCING LIFELONG PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGE
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Anti-Bullying

ADULTS BULLIED AT SCHOOL EXPERIENCING LIFELONG PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGE

Celebrities team up with anti-bullying charity The Diana Award and Nationwide Building Society for the annual ‘The Big Anti-Bullying Assembly’ on 3rd October 2022.

Tackle Racist & Sexual Bullying Behaviour
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Tackle Racist & Sexual Bullying Behaviour

The Diana Award launches new anti-racist and anti-sexual bullying behaviour training, thanks to funding from the #iWill Fund and Spirit of 2012.

THE DIANA AWARD 2022
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THE DIANA AWARD 2022

Young changemakers from across the world receive award in memory of Princess Diana at virtual ceremony.

Don't face it alone
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Don't face it alone

New research reveals parents feel powerless when it comes to cyberbullying, as number 10 backed campaign launches to help tackle online abuse

Teachers & GPs need extra training on racism
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Teachers & GPs need extra training on racism

Young Black people’s mental health has been overlooked and undervalued for too long, says a new report published by Centre for Mental Health.

FIRST YOUNG CHANGEMAKER RESIDENTIAL
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FIRST YOUNG CHANGEMAKER RESIDENTIAL

Last weekend young people from Luton, Leeds, London, and Birmingham came together to develop youth-led social action projects to reimagine mental health services and support for racialised communities.

LEGACY AWARD CEREMONY
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LEGACY AWARD CEREMONY

Lord Spencer hosts Legacy Award Ceremony in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales at Althorp

The Diana Award Legacy Award 2021
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The Diana Award Legacy Award 2021

HRH The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke Of Sussex meet outstanding young people to be honoured with Legacy Award in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales

SPIRIT AWARDS
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SPIRIT AWARDS

Spirit awards £200,000 to improve mental health support for young people from racialised communities

TESSY OJO PRESENTED WITH HER CBE BY THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE
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TESSY OJO PRESENTED WITH HER CBE BY THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE

A lifelong commitment to empowering and supporting children and young people had led to recognition for The Diana Award’s CEO Tessy Ojo in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2020.

THE POWER OF MENTORING
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THE POWER OF MENTORING

HSBC continues to harness the power of mentoring for young people in Jersey with The Diana Award

#FREETHESHOULDERS
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#FREETHESHOULDERS

Head & Shoulders has announced that it will be joining forces with the Anti-Bullying Programme from The Diana Award charity.

The Big Anti-Bullying Assembly
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The Big Anti-Bullying Assembly

Children and parents fearful of return to school as social development is impacted by lockdown. Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka, Jack Grealish, Tom Daly, Rupaul and Ariana Grande most influential celebrities who are inspiring young people to support each other and feel ok about being different.

POST PANDEMIC BLUEPRINT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
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POST PANDEMIC BLUEPRINT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

The Duke of Cambridge backs The Diana Award’s post pandemic blueprint for young people across the world

The ongoing problem of unreported bullying
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The ongoing problem of unreported bullying

Celebrities, charities, the tech community and No. 10 unite with youth charity The Diana Award on Don’t Face It Alone – a new initiative to encourage young people to speak out about bullying.

The 2021 Diana Award
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The 2021 Diana Award

The Duke of Sussex pays tribute to young changemakers from across the world at a virtual ceremony marking Princess Diana’s 60th birthday

Celebrities honour young changemakers
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Celebrities honour young changemakers

Celebrities honour young changemakers from across the world at virtual ceremony marking Princess Diana’s 60th birthday

THE DIANA AWARD WINS PLACE ON SCALE ACCELERATOR
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THE DIANA AWARD WINS PLACE ON SCALE ACCELERATOR

The Diana Award has won a place on a national Scale Accelerator programme, which helps non-profit organisations identify the most sustainable ways to reach more people and support more communities across the UK.

2021 LEGACY AWARDS
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2021 LEGACY AWARDS

2021 Legacy Awards in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales to be hosted by Lord Spencer at Althorp

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Working together to ensure young people from racialised communities can access appropriate mental health support

YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE HEART OF NEW ANTI-BULLYING TOOLKIT FOR SCHOOLS
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YOUNG PEOPLE AT THE HEART OF NEW ANTI-BULLYING TOOLKIT FOR SCHOOLS

Anti-Bullying Toolkit launched with young people, educators and Minister for Children and Families at virtual event on how to tackle all forms of bullying behaviour in school and online.

NOMINATE A YOUNG CHANGEMAKER TODAY FOR THE DIANA AWARD
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NOMINATE A YOUNG CHANGEMAKER TODAY FOR THE DIANA AWARD

Nominations are now open for young people aged 9-25yrs. Deadline for nominations: 12 March 2021

SURPRISE VISIT DURING ANTI-BULLYING WEEK
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SURPRISE VISIT DURING ANTI-BULLYING WEEK

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge surprised teenage Anti-Bullying Ambassadors from The Diana Award during a video call yesterday to mark Anti-Bullying Week 2020.

YOUTH-LED ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADOR PROGRAMME
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YOUTH-LED ANTI-BULLYING AMBASSADOR PROGRAMME

New report shows that youth-led anti-bullying ambassador programme leads to behavioural and cultural change in schools.

Anti-Bullying Week
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Anti-Bullying Week

Celebrity-led events streamed to classrooms across the country to kick-off anti-bullying week with The Diana Award

One hour one young person one parliamentarian
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One hour one young person one parliamentarian

The Diana Award secures overwhelming response from parliamentarians & business leaders to harness the power of mentoring for young people

PEER-LED DIGITAL RESILIENCE MODULE
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PEER-LED DIGITAL RESILIENCE MODULE

Peer-led digital resilience module from The Diana Award named one of the world’s most inspiring innovations in education

 TESSY OJO AWARDED CBE FOR SERVICES TO CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
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TESSY OJO AWARDED CBE FOR SERVICES TO CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

Tessy has been appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE), the highest of honours, for her services to children and young people.

The Diana Award & Nationwide to put an end to bullying
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The Diana Award & Nationwide to put an end to bullying

Celebrities join forces with The Diana Award and Nationwide Building Society to host the first ever virtual ‘The Big Anti-Bullying Assembly’ on 28th September 2020

Salesforce to support The Diana Awards Mentoring Programme
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Salesforce to support The Diana Awards Mentoring Programme

The Diana Award is delighted to announce Salesforce’s ongoing commitment to support their mentoring programme across in London. The funding grant kicks off with a series of summer workshops to meet the immediate needs of vulnerable young people as they transition back to school. Mentoring plays a vital role in driving social mobility.

The 2020 Diana Award
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The 2020 Diana Award

The Duke of Sussex, Dame Emma Thompson, Liam Payne and Miranda Hart among guests honouring young changemakers from across the world with The Diana Awa

The Diana Award Advice Messenger
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The Diana Award Advice Messenger

If you are a young person who needs support, The Diana Award advice messenger offers free*, 24/7 text support.

BE NICE ONLINE
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BE NICE ONLINE

Kindness bus tour reaches thousands of uk school pupils with ‘be nice online’ message

MENTAL HEALTH THE BIGGEST CONCERN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF COVID-19
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MENTAL HEALTH THE BIGGEST CONCERN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF COVID-19

New survey reveals mental health is the biggest concern for young people in the face of covid-19

An important message from The Diana Award
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An important message from The Diana Award

Following government guidance on 16th March 2020, The Diana Award team is working remotely to ensure the safety of our team, young people and the gene

2019 LEGACY AWARD IN MEMORY OF THE LATE DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES
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2019 LEGACY AWARD IN MEMORY OF THE LATE DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES

18:30 on Tuesday 26 November 2019: Legacy Award Ceremony
Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College Greenwich.

 STAR-STUDDED DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING WEEK EVENTS
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STAR-STUDDED DIANA AWARD ANTI-BULLYING WEEK EVENTS

Anti-Bullying Week is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Each year, The Diana Award host a series of exciting events to bring the country together to tackle bullying.

THE DIANA AWARD MENTORING PROGRAMME LAUNCHES IN JERSEY
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THE DIANA AWARD MENTORING PROGRAMME LAUNCHES IN JERSEY

The Diana Award has joined forces with The States of Jersey Police and HSBC to launch the mentoring programme in Jersey. Monday 21 October will see the launch of the programme with a week of activities.

 DIANA AWARD CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR BBC LIFELINE APPEAL
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DIANA AWARD CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR BBC LIFELINE APPEAL

Three inspirational young people whose lives have been transformed by The Diana Award feature in The Diana Award’s BBC Lifeline Appeal during October 2019.

Bullying in UK Schools
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Bullying in UK Schools

Celebrities join in and go #Back2School to relive their bullying experience in support of returning students

REMEMBERING PRINCESS DIANA ON HER ANNIVERSARY
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REMEMBERING PRINCESS DIANA ON HER ANNIVERSARY

The Diana Award remembers Princess Diana twenty-two years after her death.

BEST OF BRITISH BA 100 LIST
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BEST OF BRITISH BA 100 LIST

CEO of The Diana Award and teen Diana Award legacy award holder celebrated as ‘Best of British’ on BA 100 list

THE DIANA AWARD’S ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME
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THE DIANA AWARD’S ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAMME

New research reinforces need for peer-to-peer anti-bullying support in schools

UK’S FIRST NATIONAL YOUTH MENTORING SUMMIT
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UK’S FIRST NATIONAL YOUTH MENTORING SUMMIT

The Diana Award brings together the UK mentoring community, business leaders, politicians and young people at the UK’s first National Youth Mentoring Summit in London.

OUTSTANDING YOUNG HEROES
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OUTSTANDING YOUNG HEROES

Outstanding young heroes receive award in memory of Princess Diana in London

THE DUKE OF SUSSEX to ATTEND NATIONAL YOUTH MENTORING SUMMIT
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THE DUKE OF SUSSEX to ATTEND NATIONAL YOUTH MENTORING SUMMIT

HRH The Duke of Sussex will attend The Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit on Tuesday 2 July 2019 in London.

 OUTSTANDING YOUNG HEROES IN SCOTLAND RECEIVE AWARD IN MEMORY OF PRINCESS DIANA
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OUTSTANDING YOUNG HEROES IN SCOTLAND RECEIVE AWARD IN MEMORY OF PRINCESS DIANA

Young people from across Scotland will be publicly honoured with The Diana Award for going above and beyond in their daily lives to create and sustain positive change.

YOUNG HEROES IN BELFAST
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YOUNG HEROES IN BELFAST

Outstanding young heroes in Belfast receive award in memory of Princess Diana

‘LEGACY AWARD’ RETURNS
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‘LEGACY AWARD’ RETURNS

‘legacy award’ returns with new judging panel for Diana Award 20th anniversary

YOUNG CHANGE_MAKERS LEAD DIANA AWARD CAMPAIGN
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YOUNG CHANGE_MAKERS LEAD DIANA AWARD CAMPAIGN

Twelve outstanding young people, from across the world, take centre stage for The Diana Award’s Change_Makers campaign to kick-off their 20th anniversary year and drive a new wave of nominations for award given out in memory of Princess Diana.

Tessy Ojo awarded the A.N.G.E.L Award
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Tessy Ojo awarded the A.N.G.E.L Award

CEO of The Diana Award first Brit to receive award in memory of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.