IfA Board Member and Principal & Chief Executive West Notts College
Dame Asha was recognised for her services to education in the 2009 New Year’s Honours list with an OBE and in 2008 was awarded a national Asian Woman of Achievement award.
In 2014, she earned more accolades for her services to education. She became the first Indian born in living memory to receive a DBE and later in the year she was presented with the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Education.
Dame Asha was also named ‘Woman of the Year’ at the GG2 Leadership Awards for her outstanding work and commitment to improving and providing a fair education for all.