Honourable Mention in The Outstanding Scholarship Prize Competition

For her book Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power and Violence in the Black Americas (2016)
Women's and Gender Studies et Recherches Feministes
May 2018

Winner of the Early Researcher Award

For research on Social Enterprises
Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science - Ontario Provincial government
April 2018 (link)

Winner of the W.E.B. DuBois Distinguished Book Award

For her book Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power and Violence in the Black Americas (2016)
The National Conference of Black Political Scientists
April 2018 (link)

Community leadership Award

From the York South Weston community
Presented by MP Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship for the Government of Canada
May 2018

Insight Development Grant (IDG)

From the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
June 2017

Winner of the Helen Potter Award

Best Journal Article
Association of Social Economics
January 2017 (link)

Certificate of Appreciation and Community Award 

For linking practicum students at York U with the Firgrove Community Learning & Innovation Centre (FLICC)
Presented by MPP Judy Sgro - Humberside-Blackcreek
March 2017 (link)

US Fulbright to Kingston, Jamaica

University of West Indies/Mona
2009