RECENT AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONs (Performance and community work)
2018 Teaching Award, Urban Arts Partnership, New York City.
2014 Photography Award: International Migration Conference in Mauritius
2013 Robert Altman Arts Award for community work and dance research
2012 West African Research Association, Doctoral Fellow
2011 UCLA Center for the Study of Women Travel Grant, for Thesis project
2009-2010 Department of Arts and Architecture Fellowship
2004 Ron Brown Fellowship Award for Community Dance project