Liverpool Hosts UK's Largest Ever Diversity Awards
Merseyside charities joined nominees from across the nation and TV celebs last night at the breathtaking Anglican Cathedral to celebrate the outstanding achievements of those devoted to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion.
Over 20,000 nominations and votes were received with ITV News Presenter Charlene White and Actor & Comedian Richard Blackwood hosting the extravaganza.
The EastEnders star said he loved the vibe in Liverpool and felt very honoured to be a host adding he believed it was "very important to recognise and acknowledge the achievements of Britain’s diverse communities within the mainstream arena."
The diverse line up of award presenters included Union J member Jaymi Hensley, Bridget Jones’s Diary star Sally Phillips, and Hollyoaks’ first transgender actress Annie Wallace.
Paul Sesay, Founder and CEO of the National Diversity Awards said: “I was thrilled for Liverpool to be holding the 5th annual National Diversity Awards and the way the audience celebrated the vast array of positive role models and community organisations involved was fantastic."
MiC LOWRY, touring with Justin Bieber in late September provided the entertainment on the night.
Winners from the Merseyside area included Dr Sylvia Forchap-Likambi, the visionary founder and CEO of non profit community interest company Voice of Nations (VON), that has transformed the lives and status of disadvantaged girls and women from across the globe over several generations.
A list of all the winners can be found via www.nationaldiversityawrds.co.uk
"I was thrilled for Liverpool to be holding the 5th annual National Diversity Awards."
DISCLAIMER: The statements, opinions, views and advice expressed in this article are those of the author/organisation and not of ENTIRELY. This article should represent information correct at the time of publication however whilst every care has been taken to present up-to-date and accurate information, we cannot guarantee that inaccuracies will not occur. ENTIRELY will not be held responsible for any claim, loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any information within this article or any information accessed through this site. The content of any organisations websites which you link to from ENTIRELY are entirely out of the control of ENTIRELY, and you proceed at your own risk. These links are provided purely for your convenience and do not imply any endorsement of or association with any products, services, content, information or materials offered by or accessible to you at the organisations site.