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The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018 Winners

23rd Apr 2018
The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018 Winners

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Full short-list profiles CLICK HERE | The independent panel of judges CLICK HERE   

Pre-event Press Release http://muslimnews.co.uk/pressreleases/press-releases/sixteenth-muslim-news-awards-excellence-event-celebrating-muslim-contributions-society/

We are proud to announce the winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018:

Imams Hasan & Husayn CHILDREN’S AWARD for excellence
Sponsored by Muntada Aid
Winner: Ishal Mahmud, Student, St Swithun’s School
Presented by: Dr Tuhinul Islam Khalil, Head of Programmes, Knowledge & Development Muntada Aid

Alija Izetbegovic award for GOOD CITIZENSHIP
Sponsored by Muslim Aid
Winner: Nazim Ali, Careers Adviser, Prospects Services Limited
Presented by: Jehangir Malik, CEO, Muslim Aid

Sankore University award for excellence in EDUCATION
Sponsored by Muslim Hands
Winner: Mashood A Baderin Professor of Law, SOAS, University of London
Presented by: Tariq Nasir, Senior Programmes Manager, Muslim Hands

Al Biruni award for excellence in COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Winner: Mfa Zaman Safe & Save
Presented by: Ian Blackford MP, Scottish National Party Westminster Leader

Fazlur Rahman Khan award for excellence in ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, OR TECHNOLOGY
Sponsored by Al Khair Foundation
Winner: Dr Sheraz Gul, Head of Drug Discovery, Fraunhofer Institute
Presented by: Imam Qasim Ahmad, Founder & Chair, Al Khair Foundation

Annemarie Schimmel award for CHAMPIONING A MUSLIM CAUSE
Sponsored by Inclusive Ventures Group
Winner: Grassroots
Presented by: Mohammed Amersi
Founder The Amersi Foundation & Inclusive Ventures Group

Ibn Sina award for HEALTH
Sponsored National Zakat Foundation
Winner: Dr Amina Jindani, Honorary Senior Lecturer, St George’s University of London
Presented by: Iqbal Nasim, Chief Executive, National Zakat Foundation

Ibn Battuta Award for Excellence in the MEDIA
Sponsored by Islamic Relief
Winner: Mars Elkins-El Brogy, Head of Video Production, London Evening Standard/The Independent
Presented by: Imran Madden, UK Director, Islamic Relief

Iman wa Amal SPECIAL AWARD
Winner: Dr Fayyaz Afzal OBE, District Judge, Ministry of Justice
Presented by: Dominic Grieve MP, Chair, Intelligence & Security Committee & Sophie Gilliat-Ray Prof of Religious Studies, Islam UK Centre Cardiff University

Malcolm X YOUNG PERSON’S Award for excellence
Sponsored by Human Appeal
Winner: Maryam Ali, Level 2 Cricket Coach
Presented by: Zaheer Khan, Head Community Fundraising, Human Appeal

Faezeh Hashemi award for excellence in SPORT
Sponsored by Salaam Centre
Winner: Saba Nasim BEM BCA, Solicitor/ECB Level 2 Cricket Coach
Presented by: Marzia Jaffer, Salaam Centre

Uthman Dan Fodio Award for excellence in COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Winner: Islamic Relief & Approachable Parenting
Presented by: Tom Brake MP, Liberal Democrat, Spokesperson for Exiting the European Union and International Trade

Alhambra award for excellence in ARTS
Winner: Ruh Al-Alam, Artist & Creative Entrepreneur, Visual Dhikr & Archetype
Presented by: Yasmin Qureshi MP
Shadow Minister for Justice

Ummul Mu’minin Khadijah award for excellence in ENTERPRISE
Winner: Shezad Nawab, MBE, Entrepreneur
Presented by: David Lidington, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Editors LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT award
Winner: Dr Sabhiha Saleem
Presented by: Ahmed J Versi, Editor, The Muslim News

 

To nominate individuals, organisations and initiatives for the 2019 awards please click here

[Photo: The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister of Cabinet Office, Rt Hon David Lidington speaking at The Muslim News Awards for Excellence in London on 23 April 2018. Photo by Cabinet Office]

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