The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, bestowed by the queen upon recommendations by a committee, is the largest British order of chivalry and dates back to 1917.
There are five classes to the order. Barbara Hendrie will be named an officer, which is higher than a member but below the commanders and knight commanders.
The honor is given to people who have notable accomplishments in a variety of fields, from finance to humanitarianism, to arts.
There are more than 100,000 living members of the order.