Dionne's nomination story
Dionne received her Diana Award in 1999, and was the second person to receive a Diana Award. Although involved in a number of community projects, she was nominated for her work in making a film on sexual harassment which was presented at screenings in schools across the borough of Brent
Dionne went on to study at the University of Sussex and continued her community work there, including a year serving as president of the Student Community Action Society. During her year studying abroad she volunteered at a small grassroots organization called Action for children of Imprisoned Mothers (AIM), accompanying children to visit their incarcerated mothers.