Zoya Awan


Attended Hymers College:


What makes this nominee inspiring?

Zoya is an award-winning medical doctor, academic researcher and businesswoman.

After securing her academic respiratory foundation training, she has presented her work in alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and lung cancer nationally and internationally and co-authored for the Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology.

Zoya is also the founder and director of Secret Aesthetics, winner of Clinic of the Year at the national English Hair and Beauty Awards 2018 and launched the '1% for a Smile' Project with international charity Operation Smile raising money for free cleft lip and cleft palate surgery for children across the world.

Everything Zoya has achieved is not only inspiring but her constant drive and diversity makes her a role model for many.