Awards for Rimla Akhtar

Winner of Arabian Business Awards, Sports Category, 2019

Selected for UK Sport International Leadership Programme, 2019

14th in Forbes’ Global Most Powerful Women in Sport list, 2018

Member of Muslim Power 100 by Carter Andersen, 2018

Honorary Doctorate from University of East London, 2017

Honorary Doctorate from University of Roehampton, 2017

Winner of ICAS 35 CAs Under 35, 2016

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), 2015

15th in The Independent’s Most Influential Women in Sport, 2015

Woman of the Year at British Muslim Awards, 2015

Sky Sports and Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Community Award, 2013

Woman in Football Award at Asian Football Awards, 2012

Member of Muslim Women Power List, 2009

Member/Captain British Muslim Women’s Futsal Team, 2001/2005

Awards for MWSF (whilst Rimla was Chair)

Beyond Sport ‘Beyond London 2012’ Inclusion and Diversity Award, 2013

Muslim News Award for Excellence in Sport, 2009

Mosaic Award for Sport presented by HRH Prince Charles, 2008