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2019 Shaw Trust Power 100 List - Nominations Close Today!

01 February 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Ette
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2019 Shaw Trust Power 100 List - Nominations Close Today!

 

The Power List is an annual publication celebrating the contributions of Britain’s most influential disabled people. More than 700 nominations were received for the list in 2018 and we’re hoping for even more this year.


Click this link to nominate someone for the Shaw Trust Power List!


There are seven categories to open for nominations:

• Arts, Fashion & Design
• Business, Finance & IT
• Entertainment
• Politics & Law
• Education, Public & Third Sector
• Digital, Media & Publishing
• Sport


The list plays a vital role in providing encouragement to the young and talented leaders of tomorrow, allowing them to see that aspiration and ambition can be fulfilled regardless of disability or impairment.


How to nominate someone

• You can nominate someone else or you can nominate yourself.
• You can nominate more than one person.
• You can nominate someone who has been on the list before.

Simply complete the online form before Monday 4th Feb 2019.

Eligibility criteria

Nominees must be a disabled person from or currently residing in the UK, involved in helping to break the stigma around disability, working to create a more accessible and inclusive world.

 

Jon Smith FIEP, Head of Operations (Work & Health) at Shaw Trust said “As well as encouraging businesses, employers and other organisations to reflect on opportunities available for disabled people, the Shaw Trust Disability Power List also plays a vital role in providing the much needed encouragement to our young and talented leaders of tomorrow, allowing them to see that aspiration and ambition can be fulfilled regardless of disability or impairment.

"At Shaw Trust, we are fully committed to eradicating social exclusion by working closely with the government, employers and local authorities to help make sure disabled people are better represented in the workplace, in communities and to eradicate the barriers holding people back from achieving their life goals.”

 

For all the latest news about the Shaw Trust Power List, visit www.disabilitypower100.com or email studio@shaw-trust.org.uk for more information.