M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies | York University | 2012 - 2015
Focus: Cultural Production; Gender, Feminist & Women's Studies; Diaspora & Transnationalism

BJourn (Bachelor of Journalism) | Ryerson University | 2006 - 2010
Focus: Broadcasting - Radio & Television, Minor in Political Science


2020 Jury Member, Canadian Screen Awards - The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
2019 Presenter - Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Awards
2019 Featured Filmmaker - RBCxTIFF Changing the Narrative: RBC Spotlights Female Film Creators
2019 Juror, Skills & Career Development Grant - Ontario Arts Council
2019 Recipient, Music Video Production (MVP) Project Grant - RBCxMusic & The Prism Prize (The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television)
2019 Recipient, Professional Development for Artists Grant - Canada Council for the Arts
2018 Recipient, Skills and Career Development Grant - Ontario Arts Council
2018 Board Member & Programming Committee - Breakthroughs Film Festival (Ongoing)
2018 Cinematography Internship with DOP Bradford Young on the set of WHEN THEY SEE US (Netflix, 2019)
2018 Shortlist, Development Track - Sundance Institute
2018 Recipient, Telefilm Canada Talent to Watch Program - Feature Drama: THIS PLACE
2017 Participant, Emerging 20 (E20) Program - Reelworld Film Festival
2017 Featured Filmmaker for Asian Heritage Month - Reelworld Film Festival
2017 Programming Committee - Regent Park Film Festival
2017 Jury Member, Canadian Screen Awards - The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
2017 Recipient, UN Women Yvonne M. Hebert Award - UN Women 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
2016-18 Board Member - The Artists Mentoring Youth (AMY) Project
2016 Juror, National & International Touring Grant - Ontario Arts Council (OAC) 
2016 Featured Filmmaker, AWID Forum: Co-Creating Feminist Futures - Association for Women's Rights in Development 
2015 Featured Artist, Nuit Blanche Toronto: Silenced Saris Exhibit, Co-Created with Rakhi Mutta
2015 Special Jury Prize - Zanzibar International Film Festival
2015 Fellow, Workshop for Diverse Creators - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) 
2015 Social Justice All-Star Honoree - THIS Magazine
2014 Grantee, Film Programming - ArtReach Toronto
2012 Fellow, Doc Accelerator Program - HotDocs Canadian International Documentary Festival


2020 BFSFF Taste Test: Houston Museum of African American Culture - Official Selection: #MissAmerica (Music Video) | Houston, TX
2020 BFSFF Taste Test: Eaton DC - Official Selection: #MissAmerica (Music Video) | Washington, D. C.
2019 Black Femme Supremacy Fest - Official Selection: Sad Girls Club (Short Film), #MissAmerica (Winner, Best Music Video) | Baltimore, MD
2019 Featured Panelist, Idea to Film Panel: This Place - TIFF Next Wave Festival | Toronto, Canada
2019 Women Deliver Conference - Official Selection: Shadeism: Digging Deeper | Vancouver, Canada
2017 Lights Camera Africa Film Festival - Featured Filmmaker; Nigerian Premiere: Shadeism: Digging Deeper | Lagos, Nigeria
2017 CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival and Film LABS - African Premiere: Shadeism: Digging Deeper | Accra, Ghana
2017 UN Women 61st Commission on the Status of Women | UN Headquarters, New York, USA
2016 AWID International Forum - South American Premiere: Shadeism: Digging Deeper | Bahia, Brazil
2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival - World Premiere: Official Selection: Shadeism: Digging Deeper  (Feature Doc) | Zanzibar, Tanzania
2014 Women of the World Festival (Southbank Centre) - European Premiere: Shadeism | London, UK
2013 Sierra Leone International Film Festival - African Premiere: Shadeism | Freetown, Sierra Leone
2010 Regent Park Film Festival - World Premiere: Shadeism (Short Doc) | Toronto, Canada


Deliberate (Print - Forthcoming Anthology) | Contributing Writer
Charting Imperial Itineraries (Print - Anthology, UBC Press | Contributing Writer, 2019
The Arrivals Project (Print, The Toronto Star) | Guest Editor, 2012
Truth Perceived (Print - Anthology, McGraw-Hill Ryerson) | Contributing Writer, 2012


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