A Cadbury Sixth Form College student has been honoured with The Diana Award for going above and beyond in her daily life to create and sustain positive change. Zaynab Sohawon, aged 19, has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award.
Having experienced mental health services first-hand, Zaynab is determined to change how her provision is designed and delivered. Her passion comes from her intense desire to use her own experience for the good of others. She is involved in a myriad of projects for mental health services and charities, including steering committees, expert by experience groups, research advisory panels, research organisations, councils and guest lecturing spots.