Congratulations to Monira Ahmed – the third Careers Champion!
Over 1300 votes were submitted in the third Careers Champion final poll in February 2016. Six fantastic finalists were nominated – all doing great careers work. After an extremely close contest that went down to the last minutes, the final voting breakdown was:
Winner: Monira Ahmed: 36.9%
Runner-up: Danielle Pilcher: 36.2%
Other shortlisted finalists:
As an International Careers & Employability Adviser at The University of Central Lancashire, Monira works tirelessly to inspire and empower both international and UK students. She is also a prolific writer and blogger providing content and information products for graduate careers magazines, websites and professional bodies. Monira’s personal blog ‘Everything Careers’ has quickly become a valuable resource to careers professionals, covering a wide range of industry topics. UCLAN colleague Carol Sanderson wrote: “Monira’s work in delivering award-winning mentoring projects has made a real difference to the lives of adults. She has introduced a global dimension to our careers offering and, alongside the SU, she is now supporting the aspirations and confidence of our BME students via an alumni careers network.”