Manisha Tailor shortlisted for BEDSA’s … | QPR

QPR Academy Coach Manisha Tailor MBE has been nominated for the Mind Wellbeing Award at the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA’s).

Tailor, who joined QPR as a sessional coach in September following a six-month voluntary placement, set up Wingate and Finchley Disabled Fans Forum, an initiative that uses football to help adults with mental illness develop social skills and an opportunity to feel included within society.
She has worked to overcome the taboo of mental health for almost two decades, after becoming a young carer for her twin brother, who developed mental illness through severe bullying at school.

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