HONORS/ACTIVISM

Honors

Pakistan Foreign Language Oscar Committee, Initiator and Current Member.
Asian World Film Festival, Feature Jury, 2016
APPNA Alliance Award, Women Leaders, 2016
PBS Profile, Re:Dream Project, 2015
Carpe Diem Residency, 2015
BBC World News, IMPACT, appearance, 2014
RAW Science Film Festival, Feature Jury, 2014 – Present
JOSH, Permanent Selection, U.S. Library of Congress, 2014
Film Independent Fellow, 2010, 2013
TEDx, 2013
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, 2004
Mabel Beckman Leadership Award, 2004

Activism

Co-Chair, Asian American Writer’s Committee, Writer’s Guild of America (West).
Board Member, Caltech Y.
Founder, QALAMBAAZ.
Core Committee Member, iWe (“Industry That works for Everyone”) a coalition working for women’s representation in the entertainment industry.