Bangladeshi-born Irish beauty queen Maksuda Akhter Prioty has got the prestigious International Diversity Leadership Award.
She had been awarded the “Most Supportive Ethnic Star” title beating three other nominees.
A total of 18 outstanding individuals, organisations and communities were honoured at the glamorous award ceremony at the Hilton Hotel Dublin Airport on July 28.
They got the awards for their remarkable contribution in impacting the different strands and identities that make up modern society and for their devotion to enhancing equality, diversity, and inclusion.
After receiving the title, former Ms Ireland Prioty wrote on her Facebook timeline: "I am dedicating this award to all the single mothers out there. Yes , you are the real stars!"