Tutu Foundation's Sutton-based chief gets national award
The Sutton-based chief of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's UK charity has been given a national award.
Alexandra Ankrah, chief executive of the Tutu Foundation, won an Embrace award for her work through the charity to promote equality in the NHS.
The Embrace awards is a new scheme which aims to congratulate congratulating those who make the NHS a fairer workplace. Miss Ankrah was given her award for her contribution in providing new training resources.
The Tutu Foundation UK is the an arm of Archbishop Tutu's charity that maims to promote peace and understanding around the world through various projects.
Miss Ankrah, who lives in Sutton, said: "It is privilege to accept the award, which I dedicate to Mrs Leah Tutu, the Tutu Foundation’s guiding Patron - who on the occasion of her 80th birthday is still teaching us so much about the importance of helping people find peace of mind through forgiveness and reconciliation.
"These are things much needed in our NHS and help us find our common humanity."
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