2019 LEGACY AWARD RECIPIENTS

The 2019 Legacy Award recipients were presented with the Legacy Award by Earl Spencer at the Painted Hall in the Royal Naval College on 26 November 2019. Earlier in the day they spoke with Prince William: HRH The Prince of Wales about their work at Kensington Palace.

Ross Macpherson
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Ross Macpherson

Ross is a committed volunteer who has selflessly given much of his time to help others. Ross began to create origami sculptures at age nine as a way o

Victoria Ibiwoye
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Victoria Ibiwoye

Education should be a fundamental human right but sadly, over 13 million children are still out-of-school in Nigeria.Understanding the power of educat

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury
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Shomy Hasan Chowdhury

Shomy is a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activist from Bangladesh. She has dedicated her life’s work towards ensuring clean water and sanitatio

Muna Hassan
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Muna Hassan

Muna has been a determined, brave, and quirky activist from the age of 14. She began to discuss, raise awareness around, and campaign against Female G

Olivia Hancock
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Olivia Hancock

As a lifelong passionate footballer, Olivia is campaigning to end sexism in girl’s football and introduce the sport into every UK primary school. She

Maya Ballentine
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Maya Ballentine

Maya campaigns tirelessly on issues of equality and social justice. She is a leading member of her college’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) and promotes

Madhav Datt
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Madhav Datt

Having grown up and lived raised in a state of India that is deeply affected by water scarcity, Madhav is perhaps best known for his work on safe wate

George Mathias
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George Mathias

George began raising money to say thank you to the hospital that saved his little brother’s life. When George was aged four, his brother James was

Kanchan Amatya
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Kanchan Amatya

Growing up in Nepal, Kanchan experienced first-hand how women and girls often suffer the worst from malnutrition and poverty in South Asia.

Ezara-Mai Downes
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Ezara-Mai Downes

Ezara-Mai is a committed and tireless advocate for young people. She believes that every young patient should have a voice.

Gabrielle Tan
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Gabrielle Tan

Gabby is driven by a vision of a liveable and just future for all. She has dedicated herself to advocating for a healthier planet and educational equa

Avye Couloute
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Avye Couloute

At the age of seven with a passion for coding, Avye became aware of the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and d

Connor Lynes
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Connor Lynes

Connor is an incredible role model for determination, resilience, sheer grit, and passion.He established his charity in 2015 after two strokes followi

Daniel Lawes
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Daniel Lawes

Daniel is driven to ensure that all young people across the political spectrum are listened to by political figures and that their issues are represen

Ahmad Nawaz
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Ahmad Nawaz

Ahmad was just 14 when he survived a Taliban attack on his school in Peshawar, Pakistan by playing dead. He was badly injured, and the atrocity saw hi

Aditi Sivakumar
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Aditi Sivakumar

Aditi is a passionate philanthropist, leader and advocate for women empowerment and global health. Her volunteer work for a wide range of causes has s

Córa-Laine Moynihan
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Córa-Laine Moynihan

Córa-Laine has dedicated the past five years to helping other young people cope with and recover from the effects of emotional, physical, and sexual a

Ben West
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Ben West

Following the tragic suicide of his brother, Ben had a bold idea: talking. He wanted people to open up about mental health problems to reduce the stig

Eban Geal
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Eban Geal

Eban is a committed volunteer who is driven by his passion for sports inclusivity. His volunteer work at school clubs and in his wider community encou

Erick Venant
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Erick Venant

Erick has burning desire to become part of solution to different public health challenges. He particularly pays attention to the fact that some of the

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