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Awards

  • Federation of Balkan American Associations (FEBA) – 2012 Road Map “Women Shaping Society” Award
  • Chhaya CDC – Architect of Change (2011)
  • New York State Senator Eric Adams – Asian Pacific Islander Month (2011)
  • It’s Queens The Magazine – (Spring 2011) www.itsqueens.com
  • More Magazine – 50 Fierce Women (May 2011) www.more.com
  • Women’s eNews – 21 Leaders for the 21st Century (2011) www.womensenews.org
  • Mayor Bloomberg – Women’s History Month Honoree (2011)
  • Bank of America, Local Hero Award (2010)
  • NY1 – Queens Person of the Week (2010)
  • NYPD – Community Affairs Bureau, New Immigrant Outreach Unit (2010)
  • 500 Most Influential Muslims – Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center/Georgetown University www.rissc.jo/ (2009)
  • CNN Hero (2009)
  • CORO Immigrant Civic Leadership Fellowship (2007)
  • Women In Islam, Inc. – Compass Award (2006)
  • North Eastern Muslim Women’s Alliance Award (2006)
  • Queens Council for Social Welfare & NASW-NY – Fred Kuo Jr, Award (2006)
  • Open Society Institute – Social Justice Fellowship (2005)
  • Union Square Awards (2005)
  • Queens Borough President’s Rose Mary Gunning Award (2001)