Teocah Arieal Anika Dove, a Chevening Scholar with close to ten years of volunteerism, advocacy and activism experience, is among 60 young leaders from across the British Commonwealth to be awarded with The Queen's Young Leader Award. She is also one of the first female recipients of this honor, which she will receive from Her Majesty in June 2015.
The award recognizes exceptional youth, (aged 18-29), who have shown substantial commitment and verve as a leader in community development. The nature of the award comes with a huge expectation, that the awardees will use the prestige and training package, mentoring and network endorsed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth to continue their work in communities to transform and change lives.
The expectations of the award are well within the bailiwick of the 26 year old, in addition to her educational pursuits and entrepreneurship, she is a great example of volunteerism and national pride. With a passion for Gender, Vulnerable Women, HIV/AIDS, Poverty Alleviation, Community, Human Rights and Youth Development, she has pledged to use the momentum of the award to continue National Development in these areas.
For more information on the award visit www.queensyoungleaders.com