Recognition

‘You are among the courageous individuals changing people’s hearts and minds through the power of example,’

President Barack Obama, in his letter to Maria Munir

I am privileged to have been recognised for my human rights and campaigning work.

Awards
  • L’Ordre des Avocats de Paris 2018 – La Médaille du Barreau
    • For my contribution to human rights, recognising me as an honorary lawyer.
  • BBC 100 Women ‘Girls’ Champions’ 2016-17
    • In recognition of my gender-inclusive campaigns.
  • Liberty ‘Christine Jackson Award’ 2016 – Shortlisted
    • For my campaign to reform the Civil Service and challenge President Obama on trans inclusion.
  • University of York ‘Contribution to Diversity’ 2015 – Highly Commended
    • For my work as Alcuin College’s BME Welfare Officer and my campaign to increase understanding of BME issues.
Invitations to Conferences
  • InterLaw Diversity Forum’s Student Lab 2019
    • Hand-picked by the founder, opportunity to hear from lawyers working at Netflix, Google, Apple, Cooley, Maitland Chambers and more, and benefit from bespoke workshops.
  • LGBT Leaders 2019
    • Selected by competitive application for a day of talks and workshops.
  • Global Positive Forum 2017, Paris
    • Invited by President Macron of France to contribute ideas for global change.
Scholarships
  • Campaign Bootcamp 2017 – MailChimp Scholarship
    • Awarded a full scholarship for a week of campaigns and strategy training.
  • Hope Not Hate 2016
    • Chosen for free training on community organising.
  • Elevation Network Student Leadership Development Programme 2015
    • Competitively selected for training on developing social action projects.