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Sehba Sarwar :: AwardsPhoto by Mark Lacy

Jul 2014: Awarded Mid-America Arts Alliance Artistic Innovations grant for my project What Is Home? project, Kansas City, USA.

Apr 2014: Awarded Mount Holyoke College Alumnae 1905 Fellowship for completion of my memoir What Is Home?

Jan 2014: Accepted into Texas Commission on the Arts' Traveling Artist Roster, Austin, USA.

Apr 2013: Accepted into the American Leadership Forum-Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter, Houston, USA.

Aug 2012: Accepted for a two-year Artist-in-Residence program at the Mitchell Center for the Arts, University of Houston, Houston, USA.

May 2012: Accepted into the National Leadership Institute for the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC), San Francisco, USA.

May 2011: Co-designed co-performed in Voices Breaking Boundaries' art car Revolution and awarded first prize in the Free Speech Category at the 2011 Houston Art Car Parade, Houston, USA.

Jun 2010: Accepted into Texas Commission on the Arts' Traveling Artist Roster, Austin, USA.

May 2009: Awarded membership to Macondo Writers' Workshop, San Antonio, USA.

Jan 2009: Honored by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Nov 2008: Honored by Houston's First Lady Andrea White at We Are All Neighbors luncheon, Houston, USA.

June 2007: Featured Poet on Border Senses, El Paso, USA.

Feb 2007: Honoree for community service and writing at Living Smart’s Annual conference, Channel 8, Houston PBS, Houston, USA

Jan 2007: Recipient of Houston Arts Alliance’s Creative Artist Award for excellence as an artist, Houston, USA.

Jan 2002: Creative Writing Award by Cultural Arts Council of Houston/ Houston County, Houston, USA.

Mar 1996: Creative Writing Award by Cultural Arts Council of Houston/ Houston County, Houston, USA.

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