Just call her Dr. Ginger Spice!
Former Spice Girl star Geri Halliwell-Horner is set to receive an honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallan University for philanthropic work.
Since leaving Spice Girls, Horner has dedicated much of her time to women’s rights and the lives of children and young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds.
In addition, the pop star is also vice-patron of Breast Cancer Care, inaugural ambassador for the Royal Commonwealth Society, and a long-standing ambassador of The Prince’s Trust.
Girl Power! ✌ We are thrilled to announce @GeriHalliwell will receive an honorary award during this November's graduation fortnight, in recognition of her work promoting and championing children, young people and women’s rights over the last 25 years 👇 https://t.co/0yftkiy26G pic.twitter.com/gDxapzavKP
— Sheffield Hallam University (@sheffhallamuni) June 14, 2022
“It is a great privilege to receive this honorary award from Sheffield Hallam University,” Horner said in a statement reported PA Media
“I sincerely believe education is a superpower, supporting young people with the confidence, perspective and experience to pursue their life goals and dreams. I’m delighted to receive the award and very much look forward to returning to Sheffield Hallam for the graduation ceremony later this year.”