In 2008, Melody Hossaini was honoured to accept the ‘Woman of The Future Award’ for her work in the youth sector, as presented by HRH Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan and HRH Princess Zahra Aga Khan (photos 1 to 2).
The judges said: “What Melody has achieved at just 23 is remarkable […] it would not surprise me if Melody herself were, one day, to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.”
In 2009, Melody was awarded with the ‘Asian Woman of Achievement Award’ for outstanding achievement in the youth sector as awarded by Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall (photos 3 to 4).
All awards received:
- Winner, Woman of the Future Award – as presented by Princess Zahra Aga Khan. 2008
- Outstanding Achievement in the Youth Sector (special Chairman’s award), Asian Women of Achievement Awards as presented by Prince Charles. 2009
- Finalist, ‘Young Achiever of the Year’, Asian Women of Achievement Award, 2009
- Winner, Volunteer of the Year Award – as presented by the Home Office. 2005
- Award of excellence, Millenium Volunteers. 2001