Honours for our DP 100 community

Published 27th June 2024

Huge congratulations to members of our Disability Power 100 community who have been recognised in this year’s King’s Birthday Honours list. 

These include 2023 finalist Professor Chloe Orkin who has received an MBE. Chloe is a prominent medical leader (former Chair of the British HIV Association and President of the Medical Women’s Federation) and a world-renowned HIV infectious disease researcher who has published ground-breaking research on HIV and mpox. She has published on disability in the medical and academic workforce and given podcasts on invisible disability. Chloe received her MBE for services to the NHS.          

From 2022, we have No. 1 Rose Ayling Ellis who received an MBE for voluntary services to the Deaf Community. 

2021 finalist Ally Castle also received an MBE for services to Inclusivity and Diversity in Broadcasting. 

And Chella Quint, one of our 2024 shortlisted nominees has received an OBE. Chella is a Period Positive Campaigner, Author and Educator who received her OBE for services to Education. 

Congratulations to all those who have been recognised for their work with disabled people – perhaps we’ll see some of them within the Disability Power 100 or as allies in future. 

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