Paralympian Danielle Brown MBE announced as new patron for nasen

News - 18 Mar 2019

nasen, the leading SEND membership organisation for education professionals and organisations today announced that they have welcomed Paralympic Champion, Danielle Brown MBE as their new patron.

At 18 years old, Danielle joined the Great British Archery Paralympic Team jumping in as World Number 1 and hanging onto that position for the rest of her career. Danielle won gold at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and retained her title in London 2012.
She became the first disabled athlete to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in the able-bodied team and won gold!
Coming from a world where one tiny mistake is the difference between winning and failing, Danielle’s experiences have given her a special insight into what it takes to deliver results and achieve challenging objectives. One of her real passions is working with young people, helping them to take ownership over their future and maximise their potential.
Dr Adam Boddison, Chief Executive of nasen, said: “Since 1992, nasen have been committed to providing the most effective and relevant support for all those working with children and young people with SEND.
We are extremely delighted to welcome the support of Paralympian, Danielle Brown MBE, and together with her passion and influence, we are excited to start working with her on raising awareness of inclusion within the SEND environment”.
Speaking about her new patronship, Danielle said: “I am delighted and honoured to have been asked to become a patron of nasen. The work they do makes a huge positive impact to the lives of young people, helping them to maximise their potential and I’m looking forward to working closely with them”.
Danielle joins renowned writer and journalist, Fiona Millar who joined who joined as a patron of nasen in September 2017.
For more information, please contact Gina Wookey at or on 01827 311500.

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