London : Anjali Sinha, 23, Drug Discovery Scientist and an NHS volunteer will be vying for the prestigious crown of Miss England in the final scheduled for 17th Oct 2022. She had won the coveted Miss London title in June this year at a glittering event held at Rafayel Hotel, London.
Anjali attributed her win to her long association and dedication towards her multiple causes related to children and hopes to carry on supporting her project ‘Hello Happiness’ as part of her Beauty with a Purpose project.A postgraduate in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Management from UCL, London, Anjali has been working with multiple charities for over 7 years. Her Beauty with a Purpose project, ‘Hello Happiness’ is a three-pronged approach towards achieving a child’s happiness, i.e., every child should have the best of Health care, Environment & Education.Proud of her British Indian heritage, she genuinely believes that the title would provide her a greater platform to raise awareness of her causes related to a child’s happiness,
Anjali has been associated with Rare Diseases UK and has been talking on multiple platforms, aimed at raising awareness for increased funding by the pharmaceutical companies and the scientific community at large towards rare diseases. As a Drug Discovery scientist, she strongly believes that every of the 225 million children worldwide who are suffering from a rare disease should get all possible medical support and healthcare so that they can also become successful citizens of our world.
Anjali is also proud to be the ambassador for the London region for WASUP (World Against Single Use of Plastic) – an organisation founded by Prof Rashid Gatrad, OBE and has been tirelessly working on raising awareness towards extreme damage caused to the environment by the single use of plastic.
She has had a long association with Angel Express Foundation, Mumbai, India and has been working with underprivileged children and tutoring them even during Covid, by conducting online classes with them. Last year, Anjali also started working with Earth Angels Welfare Foundation in Mumbai, India to provide food, shelter and education to extremely underprivileged people living in extremely harsh conditions in villages in India. Her latest work in July was an initiative from the foundation called ‘Gift a Roof’. This involved gifting plastic sheets to the most dilapidated houses in villages who struggled for a decent shelter during the monsoons in India. She also had the opportunity to work with schools in such villages and provide basic study materials.
Anjali entered Miss England competition with an aim to make life-long friendships and memories and to enhance her work on various causes. She is living her mother’s dream and her journey so far has been a truly rewarding experiencefor which she will forever be grateful to the Miss England organisation.