DEPUTY CEO ALEX HOLMES RECEIVES MUHAMMAD ALI HUMANITARIAN AWARD IN USA
The Diana Award congratulates their Deputy CEO Alex Holmes who been selected as one of six young people, from across the world, to receive a Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award. He is the first person from the UK to receive this accolade.
An Anti-Bullying Ambassador is a young person who stands up for both themselves and others against bullying in their school, community and. As part of the training they are given the knowledge, skills and confidence to tackle all forms of bullying. Through this work The Diana Award is changing the behaviours, attitude and cultures surrounding bullying.
The Diana Award is a charity legacy to Diana, Princess of Wales’ belief that young people have the power to change the world. Throughout their programmes they seek to foster, develop and inspire positive change in the lives of young people
Lonnie Ali, Co-Founder of the Muhammad Ali Center and widow of Muhammad Ali
Separate to the award, Alex has been made a Goalkeeper by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Goalkeepers is the foundation’s efforts to inspire a new generation of leaders who raise awareness and drive action to achieve progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Alex will attend an event in New York next week attended by Bill and Melinda Gates, David Miliband, Ed Sheeran, Richard Curtis, and Stephen Fry amongst others.