Awards recognition for WEN

Tuesday May 2nd, 2023

Sheila McKechnie Foundation

We are thrilled that the Diverse5050 campaign has been shortlisted by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) for Best Coalition!

Thank you to the members of our coalition, everyone who has supported the campaign, and to SMK for shortlisting us for this UK-wide recognition.

“We are delighted that the Diverse5050 Campaign has been shortlisted in the SMK Awards. It means so much to us and the coalition – it will strengthen our resilience and motivation to continue to push for the transformation of Wales’ political life to ensure that more women from diverse communities are able to stand for election and have their voices heard.” – Evelyn James, Diverse5050 Campaign Manager

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Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association (EMWWAA) Awards

We are also delighted and proud that Evelyn James and Joys Njini have both been shortlisted for the Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association Awards. Evelyn has been nominated in the Management and Leadership category for her work managing the Diverse5050 campaign, passionately advocating for diverse and equal leadership in Wales. Joys has been nominated in the Social and Humanitarian category for her tireless work leading the Equal Power Equal Voice mentoring programme and her advocacy for refugee women and children. We will be cheering them on at the awards on 13th May – you can buy tickets here.