In 2002, aged 17, Isa Guha became the first woman of South Asian origin to represent England in any sport, when she made her international cricket debut. Her career, which spanned a decade, included winning the 2009 ICC Women’s World Cup and Women’s World T20, and three Ashes Series. Isa is now firmly established in cricket media, becoming the first woman to present and commentate for a number of broadcasters worldwide.
The British Asian Trust do a lot of incredible work in South Asia from mental health to female empowerment and anti-trafficking. Importantly, the Trust work closely with already established non-for profit organisations to help create long-lasting change