|Nkechi meets the Queen|
The Queens Young Leaders awards is in its first year and encourages and rewards young persons who have made an impact in their communities either by improving the lives of youths in the community or by helping the youth improve their skills. The winners were received at Buckingham Palace by the Queen. More pictures from the event after the cut.
|Nkechi and Steve McQueen (10 Years a Slave)|
|Nkechi and David Beckham|
The award winners receive their awards from the queen, attend on a one week 'Leading Change' course at the University of Cambridge and receive a training and mentoring package with several networking opportunities.
The 2015 award was the maiden edition of the awards and the search is currently on to find new exceptional young leaders for the 2016 Awards. Applications for the 2016 edition opened on Monday 22nd June. Applicants must be aged between 18 and 28, must be from and working in a commonwealth country. Go to the WEBSITE for more info.