Award: Believing in Every Child’s Future – Young Activist of the Year Award
Winner: Saadia Abubaker Location: Swansea, Wales
Saadia is a true activist, leader & influencer. As a YST Young Ambassador and member of the National Young Ambassador Steering Group in Wales, she uses her voice to remove barriers so BAME girls in her school, community, and across Wales, can have the opportunity to play sport and experience the life changing benefits it can bring. She is an inspirational individual who has overcome her own mental health challenges to help others through sport.
About the Charity
The Youth Sport Trust is a children’s charity working to ensure every child enjoys the life-changing benefits that come from play and sport. It has 25 years of expertise in pioneering new ways of using sport to improve their wellbeing and give them a brighter future.