Awards

AWARDS

2011 Finalist in The Women of the Year in the Media Awards in South Africa

2011 Winner, Outstanding photograph about South Asia, or the worldwide South Asians diaspora (single or series) – SAJA Awards

2011 Silver Award at Art Director Club Awards, New York

 2010 Overall winner, World Press Photo of the Year

2010 1st Prize Portrait Single at World Press Photo

2009 Winner of the Prix de le l’Union Europeene at the Recontres de Bamako Biennale Africaine de la Photographie

2009 Real Beauty was one of the 10 finalists in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award

2009 1st Prize, Picture of the Year International 2009, USA

2008 Winner, First International Photography Biennial in The Islamic World, Iran

2007 Selected for The Year’s Best Photography 2007 Books Exhibition, PhotoEspaña, National Library in Spain,

2007 Winner of the Kodak Best International Calender of the year Award

2006 Shortlisted for Amnesty International Media Awards, UK

2005 2nd Prize, Contemporary Issues Story, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland

2003 One of thirteen nominees for Eugene Smith Awards, USA

2003 Special Prix, Festival of the Sea, Vannes, France

2002 1st Prize, Portrait Singles, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 2001 1st Prize, Daily Life Story, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 2001 3rd Prize, People in the News, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 2001 Society of Publications Designers Awards, for Gold for Reportage spread or Single Page Subject: Ebola Crisis in Uganda in The New York Times, New York, USA

1999 1st Prize, Portrait Story, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 1999 2nd Prize – Sports Story, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 1998 1st Prize – Arts Single, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland 1998 2nd Prize – Arts Picture Story, World Press Photo Awards, Amsterdam, Holland

1996 The World Press Masterclass, Rotterdam, Holland