As a member of the the Adjudication panel of the second annual Jude Byrne Emerging Female Leader Award for 2023 I am happy to share the announcement of the recipients with my warm congratulations and best wishes to both these amazing women:
Jessica Morales from Guatemala
Kira Watson from Scotland.
The award is dedicated to honouring the memory of Jude Byrne – a fearless drug user activist who fought tirelessly for the rights of people who use drugs.
Members of the Adjudication panel were:
1. Judy Chang (INPUD)
2. Mary Harrod (NUAA)
3. Tracy Swan (INHSU)
4. Daphne Chronopoulou (EuroNPUD)
5. Annie Madden (INPUD)
We had 20 excellent submissions from 11 countries. . To those who entered and were not successful this year, thank you for trusting the process and including yourselves.
Please see the link below to find out more about the award and the winners.