It’s about celebrating diversity and the contribution of “everyday” women in sportThe Ambassador Awards is a showcase event which will highlight the contribution of individuals and organisations to the unique arena of minority ethnic sports. This event, the first of its kind, will specifically focus on female role models from the Muslim community and those that have worked to increase access to sports for Muslim women across the globe.Hosted by the Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation (MWSF) and supported by the Football Association, the Ambassador Awards will take place in April 2012 at the prestigious home of football, Wembley Stadium.
UK Sportswoman of the Year
The UK Sportswoman of the year award celebrates an exceptional Muslim woman who is a British citizen and has excelled or has the potential to succeed in her chosen sport and is an inspiration to the community.
International Sportswoman of the Year
The International Sportswoman of the year award celebrates an exceptional Muslim woman who is not a UK citizen and has excelled or has the potential to succeed in her chosen sport and acts as an inspiration to the community.
UK Coach of the Year
The UK Coach of the year award recognises an individual, male or female, who has put particular effort into encouraging, improving and developing Muslim sportswomen in the UK and deserves merit for their efforts & accomplishments.
The Community Award applies to an organisation based in the UK or abroad that has made significant strides in promoting inclusion and equality as well as creating opportunities for Muslim women to participate in sport.
Volunteer of the Year
The Volunteer of the year award celebrates the contribution of an individual, male or female, for their invaluable and selfless commitment though volunteering to enhance, support and promote sport for Muslim women in the UK.
The Outstanding Contribution award is intended to recognise an individual, male or female, whose contribution through their daily work has made a significant impact on the development of women’s sport in the Muslim community. This person would have gone above and beyond their call of duty to ensure sports activities for this community became and remains a reality.
To Nominate: http://www.awards.mwsf.org.uk/categories.html