Sunday, 14 August, 2022

Anusha Chowdhury gets Diana Award

Anusha Chowdhury gets Diana Award

Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) External Affairs Director Anusha Chowdhury has received prestigious Diana Award of United Kingdom for social activities.

Anusha, co-founder of Let's Talk Mental Health (LTMH), got the award at a ceremony held virtually on Friday, said a news release on Saturday.

Established in memory of Princess Diana in 1999, the Diana Award is a prestigious accolade given by the charity of the same name. It is supported by Princess Diana's sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

The LTMH is a platform which works to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental issues by raising awareness through art.

CUB authorities appreciated the international achievement of Anusha. CUB Vice Chancellor Prof Jahirul Haque was present among others on the occasion.

Regarding the award, Anusha Chowdhury said that projecting Bangladesh at international level is a matter of pride for her.

She expressed gratitude to the CUB authorities for continuing support to social activities apart from academic curriculum.

To be eligible for the Diana Award, nominees must be aged between 9 and 25, and have to be carrying out humanitarian activities for a minimum of 12 months.