The Chair of Smart Works Reading, Sarah Burns, has received an MBE for her services to disadvantaged women in the Thames Valley. Smart Works Reading said:
Sarah is passionate about supporting women in her local community and has built a welcoming, sustainable and successful charity. She is an inspiring, motivated and creative individual who always puts others ahead of herself. Sarah has built committed and productive relationships and a wonderful culture at Smart Works Reading. We could not be more proud of Sarah for this amazing and well-deserved achievement.