Awards & Achievements

StorySLAM Champion - March 2018

StorySLAM Champion - March 2018

The Moth, Melbourne

The Moth is a non-profit group based in New York City dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Their global open-mic storytelling competitions are open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. (My winning story’s theme: Manners)

Judge

Judge

2018 Australian Podcast Awards

The Australian Podcast Awards were established to recognise the great work being done by all Australian podcasters. The categories are designed to reflect the type of content being produced in this country, as well as to celebrate the industry and community that is taking shape around it.

2018 Winner (Writing + Podcasts)

2018 Winner (Writing + Podcasts)

frankie magazine Good Stuff Awards

Good Stuff is a program created by frankie magazine to give artists, crafters, designers, photographers, entrepreneurs, writers, musicians and socially minded types a hearty pat on the back

Multicultural Advisory Committee Member (2015-2016)

Multicultural Advisory Committee Member (2015-2016)

Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

The committee is a consultative body to Dr Mike Nahan MLA, the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, on issues facing culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Western Australia.

2015 State Finalist - Western Australia

2015 State Finalist - Western Australia

RAW Stand-up Comedy Competition

Raw Comedy is an Australian annual competition for emerging stand-up comedians held by Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

2013 State Winner, Western Australia

2013 State Winner, Western Australia

The Project’s ‘Your Chair’ TV Competition (Network Ten, Australia)

In 2013 I was one of five people selected nationally to be part of the ‘Your Chair’ competition on Network Ten’s The Project.
I even got the amazing opportunity to interview Australia’s Prime Minister!

2012 State Finalist - Western Australia

2012 State Finalist - Western Australia

Ethnic Business Awards Australia

The Ethnic Business Awards is Australia’s longest running business awards. These awards celebrate diversity and multiculturalism and the achievements of migrants who come to Australia with a “suitcase full of dreams”.

“1 of 12 Inspiring Women in Small Business in Western Australia”

“1 of 12 Inspiring Women in Small Business in Western Australia”

Small Business Development Corporation (2008)

The Small Business Development Corporation is a West Australian State Government agency focused on the development of the small business sector.

2007 Business Migrant of the Year, Western Australia

2007 Business Migrant of the Year, Western Australia

Belmont Small Business Awards

Belmont BEC is a non profit community based organisation established to assist in the growth and development of small business.

1 of 3 Migrants featured in South African Documentary

1 of 3 Migrants featured in South African Documentary

South African Broadcasting Corporation

The South African Broadcasting Corporation commissioned a documentary in 2011 about African migrants in Australia. It screened on SABC 2 in June 2012.

Featured in Book "100 Dolls, Countless Hearts"

Featured in Book "100 Dolls, Countless Hearts"

Uthando Project 2011

The Uthando Project makes dolls for South Africa children whose lives are affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The book featured the stories and dolls of different dollmakers in Australia.