Contribution to Culture award
WINNER: Surraya Bibi – Integrated Calderdale Project
Our winner brings people from all sections of the community together through a diverse range of events, celebrations and fund raising. She is a natural ‘connector’ within Park ward.
Surraya has been the lead for delivering the Integrated Calderdale project for the last 5 years, which has been a huge success whilst proving crucial in encouraging women from Park Ward to become integrated with other communities.
Various pieces of work have been carried out with the project including awareness of services, meeting influential people within the public sector as well as helping women recognise the important role they play within our community.
Surraya has always been a passionate woman who excels in everything she does ensuring that her projects have involved working with different communities highlighting the benefits of communities and cultures and what they offer, integrating work alongside cultural traditions and easing the transition for many newly arrived women from countries including Pakistan.