Awards and honors

  • Warwick Global Research Priority award, 2020

  • Outstanding Area Chair award, ICME 2020

  • Teaching excellence certificate, IIT Kanpur, 2016, 2018

  • Mensa Canada Frank & Betty Woodhams memorial scholarship, 2012

  • Google Anita Borg memorial scholarship, 2012

  • Amazon Grace Hopper Celebration scholarship, 2012

  • UBC PhD tuition scholarship, 2008 - 2011

  • International graduate students scholarship, 2006 - 2008

Travel grants

  • CSIR International travel grant, 2017

  • USC WiSE travel grant, 2014, 2015

  • ACM travel grant, 2012

Students’ awards

  • Olly Styles, Best student paper award, CVPR Precognition Workshop, 2020.

  • Rahul Sharma, Best Masters thesis award, IIT Kanpur, 2017.

In the news

  • Our research on automated gender analysis in media featured in New York Times, Washington Post, Google.

  • Featured in the IEEE Canadian Review magazine (no. 69, issue: fall 2012) as a TISP-Canada Champion for high school outreach activities in Vancouver.

  • IEEE Women In Engineering (WIE), Vancouver Section featured in the IEEE WIE Magazine, Jun 2012. I was the Co-Chair for WIE Vancouver in 2012 and the Chair in 2013.