Men Get Eating Disorders Too has been shortlisted for the ‘Community Organisation for Gender’ category at The National Diversity Awards.
The ceremony celebrates some of the excellent and inspiring achievements of positive role models and community organisations from across the UK. The awards aim to recognise nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion and sexual orientation.
The National Diversity Awards, to be held at the Queens Hotel on September 20th, will honour the outstanding achievements of grass root communities who have contributed to making a more diverse and inclusive society.
Leeds will play host to the prestigious black-tie event which has been sponsored by a growing list of top employers including Microsoft, Transport for London, Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Sky, MI5, The Co-operative Group, The Open University and the Financial Ombudsman Service amongst others.
The awards have gained a mass of celebrity support from the likes of Stephen Fry, paralympians Jody Cundy and Claire Harvey and singing sensation Misha B.
Misha Commented, “I’m Delighted to be a patron of The National Diversity Awards; A great opportunity to recognise and celebrate diversity in all its glory.”
TV personality Brian Dowling will take to the stage once again to host the evening, along with British actress and CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell.
Brian said: “Last year was an amazing night filled with so many inspirational people, and it made a change to be at a national event that recognised the different variety of talent that the UK has to offer.
“I look forward to witnessing what the 2013 ceremony will bring, but I know another fantastic array of role models and charities will be celebrated.”
Veteran activist Peter Tatchell was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at last year’s ceremony, alongside Zita Holbourne, recognised for tirelessly fighting social and racial justice over the last 20 years.
Paul Sesay, Founder of The NDA’s said: “Well done to all
shortlisted nominees. We had an overwhelming amount of nominations this year and the standard has been exceptional.
“I know another fantastic spectacle of role models will be delivered and recognised this year.”
Sam Thomas, MGEDT Founder and Director, said: “We are thrilled to be shortlisted for our category and have our work recognised in this way.”
Winners will be announced at The National Diversity Awards 2013 in Leeds.
To see the full shortlist for the National Diversity Awards 2013 click here.