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Youths from around the world including Miss England past & present contestants and winners recognised by the NRI Institute at prestigious London event in central London

In association with NRI Business Forum which organised the NRI Business Forum Students Federation Conclave powered by the NRI Institute – connecting Indian Diaspora 


Jessica Gagen ( 28) the current Miss England, an aerospace engineer graduate and Milly Everatt (23) a HGV Lorry Driver and Farmer & first runner up in Miss England 2022  both received certificates in recognition for inspiring women in  STEM careers.

Nri institute– Connecting  Indian Diaspora on the occasion of completing its 34th successful year powered NRI Business forum  for this first of a kind initiative to energise , empower, educate and envision the youth from around the world.

The initiative NRI Business Forum – Students Federation Conclave collaborated with The Commonwealth,  which marked its 50th year of the youth programme and Uganda High Comission UNITED KINGDOM.

The venue for this grand celebration was the historic headquaters of the Commonwealth , The Marlborough  House in London,  United Kingdom.

Manu Jagmohaann Singh the CEO of the NRI Institute has also recognised Miss England Jessica Gagen with a special award at a previous NRI event on International womens day

The speakers for the NRI BUSINES FORUM – Students Federation Conclave were H.E Nimisha Madhvani , HI Commisioner Uganda to UK , Lord Sraj Paul , Lord Karan Bilimoria, Rt. Hon Thomas Tabewya, Deputy speaker of Parliament Republic of Uganda , Arjoon Sudhoo, Deputy Secretary General,  The Commonwealth,  Devi Nidhi Saraswat ,Manu Jagmohaan Singh, Secretary General NRI INSTITUTE, Hamid Ibrahim , Suresh Yadav , Secretary General of staff The Commonwealth.

The speeches focused on taking forward the youth . The emphasis was made to put them forward and invest in the youth as they are the future of the world . The theme of the after noon was  – ” YEAR OF THE YOUTH”.

The celebrations also witnessed  NRI BUSINESS FORUM recognizing  the achievements and participat of the youth present at the Nri busines forum studnet Federation Conclave.

More than 30 students from counties like , India , USA,  United Kingdom,  Dubai , Singapore , etc were I attendance and were bestowed upon with the participation certificate.

A team of past and present Miss England winners & contestants were invited  to mark the special occasion and receive special certificates for their efforts in their occupations and studies

They were awarded certificates to highlight their efforts in various fields including Aerospace Engineering , Journalism , social media influencing and Driving HGV vehicles & ​PT & sports achievements & academia

LEFT TO RIGHT Jennifer Carless , a medical student and winner of the national WASUP Queen award in 2021 + 2022 , Milly Everatt – (24) a Lincolnshire Farmer and HGV Driver , the first runner up in Miss England 22 , Jessica Gagen – (27) Aerospace Engineer Graduate & Reigning Miss England , Bhasha Mukherjee –(28) an NHS Doctor Bhasha Mukherjee Miss England 2019-21

Milly Everatt – a Lincolnshire Farmer & HGV driver and first runner up in Miss England 2022 receives her certificate from Lord Bilimoria CBE , DL  & Rt Hon Thomas Tabewya , Deputy speaker at the Uganda Parliament

Jennifer Carless a medical student has won the WASUP award Twice in Miss England ( WASUP stands for WORLD AGAINST SINGLE USE PLASTIC) is presented with her certificate from Lord Bilimoria CBE, DL  & Rt Hon Thomas Tabewya , Deputy speaker at the Uganda Parliament .    Leah Carter Welch –(22)  2nd Dan Black Belt & PE Teacher in secondary school & winner of the Miss England Sportsround being presented with her certificate by Lord Bilimoria CBE, DL  & Rt Hon Thomas Tabewya , Deputy speaker at the Uganda Parliament 

Paige Loren – (19) a Small Business owner from Liverpool  represented England & Liverpool in both Athletics & England at the Miss Charm contest in Vietnam earlier this year after competing in the Miss England 2022 finals

Nisha Dupuis – (25) Journalist from Kingston Upon Thames who broadcast live during a category 5 Hurricane in 2017 which was broadcast on international media outlets with Lord Bilimoria & Rt Hon Thomas Tabewya , Deputy speaker at the Uganda Parliament

Afrose Ameen –  a Miss England semi finalist and Engineering student who was proudly  on the TFL team that performed the recent works on  the Underground Elizabeth Line  proudly holds her certificate

Dalia Cromwell a current Miss England Semi finalist receives her certificate from Lord Bilimoria CBE , DL & Rt Hon Thomas Tabewya , Deputy speaker at the Uganda Parliament . Dalia is a TikTok influencer having over 1.4 million followers & uses her channel to empower others after being bullied at school in her younger years.

The celebrations continued at the House of Lords  with the Dialouge on Indo British Relations by Hon Seema Malhotra MP , Lord Colgrain , Lord  Jeffery Archer and Manu Jagmohaan Singh.

The ev​ent witnessed the presentation of the  prestigious Nri Institute Award, instituted 34 years ago, “NRI WORLD AWARD”.

More than 30 achievers from around the world were recognized for their achievements  in their respective genere.

Receiving a NRI award from Lord Colgrain on behalf of Miss England at the House of Lords was the director Angie Beasley , a former model and beauty queen for efforts & empowering young women.

Angie Beasley pictured with Manu Singh & Lord Colgrain after being presented with the award in the House of Lords

Angie introduced the make up free round in to the contest in 2019, to encourage natural beauty, the ethical fashion round in 2007 and a fundraising round in the 90s which has since raised thousands of pounds over the years for various charities across the UK & abroad following the ethos of Miss World Beauty with a Purpose .

The Miss England organisation would like to thank the NRI Institute for the recognition at the prestigious event!

Miss England team with Manu Jagmohaan Singh CEO of  the NRI Institute

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