British citizen of Indian origin, Suella Braverman, is the first recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award. The 42-year-old Indian-origin Suella is currently Home Secretary in the British government. Her parents received the award on her behalf during an event in London. "Our Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year Award winner sponsored by @AxiomDWFM is former Attorney General and new Home Secretary @SuellaBraverman. Her lovely parents Uma and Chris were there to collect on her behalf #20YearsOfAAA," Asian Achievers Award wrote on Twitter. Notably, South Asians currently hold senior positions in a number of fields in the UK, including politics, business, and civil society, and they have received recognition for their outstanding accomplishments through the Asian Achievers Awards, which were founded in 2000. Braverman expressed her gratitude for the honor and stated that the UK is the best place in the world for anyone to succeed, irrespective of ethnicity or heritage. She tweeted, "Honoured to receive this award. Thank you so much. This is the best country in the world for anyone, regardless of race or background, to achieve. Let`s keep working together to support everyone to realize their potential. And thanks for looking after mum and dad." Selected for the role of Home Secretary by new British Prime Minister Liz Truss this year, Braverman, a British attorney of Indian roots, took the place of Priti Patel. From 2020 until 2022, Suella Braverman served as the UK’s Attorney General.