The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

25th Mar 2015
The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

[Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi hosting Guest of Honour, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the opposition, Rt Hon Ed Miliband, MP.  On Miliband’s left, Mohamed Amersi of Amersi Foundation.

[Photo: Adam Szczepanski, The Muslim News]

Alhambra award for excellence in Arts
Winner: Halima Cassell, Sculptor
Presented by: Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party

Fazlur Rahman Khan award for excellence in Engineering, Science or Technology
Winner: Dr Simi Ali, Professor of Immunobiology, Newcastle University
Presented by: Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party

Annemarie Schimmel award for Championing a Muslim Cause
Winner: Chris Doyle, Director, The Council for Arab-British Understanding
Presented by: Julie Al-Najar, Marketing Director, Prestige Group
Sponsored by Prestige Group

Malcolm X Young Person’s Award for excellence
Winner: Kawsar Zaman, Fulbright Scholar, Harvard Law School
Presented by: Mustafa Walji, Accountant, Walji & Associates presents
Sponsored by The Salaam Centre

Alija Izetbegovic award for Good Citizenship
Winner: Zaidah Ahmed MBE, Schools Community Engagement & Cohesion Officer, Rotherham Borough Council
Presented by: Lt-Gen Andrew Richard Gregory CB, Chief Defence Personnel, MoD
Sponsored by Armed Forces Muslim Association

Al Biruni award for excellence in Community Relations
Winner: Who Is Hussain
Presented by: Sadiq Khan, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice & Shadow Lord Justice

Uthman Dan Fodio award for excellence in Community Development
Winner: Dr Bilal Hassam, Producer, British Muslim TV
Presented by: Fadi Itani, CEO, Zakat House presents
Sponsored by Islamic Relief

Ibn Sina award for Health
Winner: Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign
Presented by: Rehman Chishti MP for Gillingham & Rainham

Allama Iqbal award for Creativity in Islamic Thought
Winner: International Institute of Islamic Thought UK
Presented by: Ibrahim Yusuf, Operations Director, Dahabshiil
Sponsored by Dahabshiil

Ibn Battuta award for excellence in Media
Winner: Fatima Manji, Reporter, Channel 4 News
Presented by: Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education

Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah award for excellence in Enterprise
Winner: Salma Chaudhry, Founder/Director, The Halal Cosmetics Company
Presented by: Fakhruddin Suterwala, Company Director, T R Suterwalla Group of Companies
Sponsord by TRS

Faezeh Hashemi award for excellence in Sports
Winner: Moeen Ali, England Cricketer
Presented by: Simon Hughes MP, Minister of State for Justice & Civil Liberties

Sankore University award for excellence in Education
Winner: Nida Trust
Presented by: Simon Hughes MP, Minister of State for Justice & Civil Liberties

Imams Hasan and Husayn Children’s Award for excellence
Winner: Isha Kausar Hakeem, Student, Notre Dame High School for Girls
Presented by: Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari, Trustee, Muslim Aid
Sponsored by Muslim Aid

Iman wa Amal special award
Winner: The late Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg
Presented by: Rabbi Danny Rich, Chair, The Panel of Judges

Editors lifetime Achievement award
Winner: Nazar Mustafa MBE, Former Chair, Muslim Education Co-ordinating Council
Presented by: Ahmed Versi, Editor, The Muslim News

One Response to “The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories”

Ian Barnettt.March 27, 2015

Thank goodness Rabbi Danny Rich is merely a Liberal Rabbi which counts for not very much. You had me worried for a minute… phew! However מזל טוב ……… now that the formalities are concluded perhaps you can all now carry on killing each other :-) x

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