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Voting for the winner of Lucy's first Alumni Impact Award will open on 19th August!

In April 2022, Lucy Cavendish launched the inaugural Alumni Impact Award for Lucy alumni who have made a significant impact in their field. Alumni must have graduated within the last 10 years and their impact must relate to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Meet the finalists

We are delighted to announce our five finalists:

Dr Vidya Diwakar (Economics, 2012)

Sauleha Kamal (English (Criticism & Culture), 2016)

Dr Annalisa Occhipinti (Computer Science, 2013)

Dr Saumya Saxena (Modern South Asian Studies, 2012)

Supharat Thorne - (Engineering for Sustainable Development, 2012)

Each finalist will submit a video detailing who they are and their work. These will be available to view when voting opens alongside a page where you can vote.

The winner of the award will be announced at the Alumni Dinner on 23 September 2022.


If you have any questions about the award, please email Ella Barrett on