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WAKHRI (ONE OF A KIND), Cannes' Cinefondation L'Atelier, 1 of 15 Official Selection 2019
Women In Film Mentorship Program, Fellow 2018-2019

WAKHRI (ONE OF A KIND), Open Doors Locarno, 1 of 8 Official Selection 2018

CAPE Writing Fellow, 2018
Film Independent Directing & Writing Fellow, 2016, 2010

APPNA Alliance Award, Women Leaders, 2016
PBS Profile, Re:Dream Project, 2015
Carpe Diem Writer's Residency, 2015

JOSH, Best Political Film, Nominee - International Film Festival Hamburg, 2015
JOSH, Best Director, Best Story - DCSAFF 2014
JOSH, Permanent Selection, U.S. Library of Congress, 2014


NYT Profile, 2021
Founder, Pakistan's First Pro Screenwriting Lab,
 QALAMBAAZ, 2014- Current

Pakistan Foreign Language Oscar Committee, Initiator and Past Member

OPEN, Entrepreneurship Forum Recurring Panelist and Active Member, Current
Co-Chair, Asian American Writer’s Committee, WGA - (West), 2013-2017
Film Fatales, Leading Chapter Member, Current
Speaker, TEDx Caltech, 2013
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, 2004
Mabel Beckman Leadership Award, Caltech 2004


Jury, The Milton & Rosalind Chang Career Exploration Prize - Caltech, 2019
Jury and Mentor, Film Independent Global Media Makers 2019
Board Member, 
Caltech Y, Current

Jury, RAW Science Film Festival, 2014 – 2016

Jury, Asian World Film Festival, 2016

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