Marie Claire

Future Shapers 2019

🏅 The Humanitarian Hero

Dr Sonia Adesara, 29, is a junior doctor and campaigner who believes everybody should have access to healthcare. As part of the Doctors For Choice UK team, she campaigns for the decriminalisation of abortion. The #AskHerToStand director is also passionate about encouraging women from diverse backgrounds to enter politics, as well as ending NHS charging for migrants and reducing racism in hospitals.

Award ceremony

Asian Women of Achievement Awards


🏅 Young Achiever

The Asian Women of Achievement Awards, founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 1999, celebrate multicultural Britain and the contribution of diverse cultures and talents to UK society. We put on a platform, the phenomenal Asian women across the UK and across industries, who are making a valuable and important contribution to British life. The awards play a key role in redefining the contribution of Asian women; and informing a new, positive, pro-diversity debate.

Stylist’s Woman of the Week