BIOGRAPHY: Recognition and Awards
HONORS and Publicity
The book, Politically Homeless – a Five-Year Odyssey across Three Continents, attracted the attention of Women of Distinction magazine, The International Women’s Leadership Association, and the recognition of Continental Who’s Who placing the author among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Writing.
The Immigrants' Daughter won Dan Poynter's 2012 Global E-Book Award in multicultural nonfiction.
The Immigrants' Daughter was a Finalist in the National Indie Excellence 2007 Book Awards in multicultural nonfiction
At the California Writers Club, San Fernando Valley Branch's 2004 annual writing contest, for non-fiction article "Hamam", excerpted from the book, "The Immigrants' Daughter".
Blueberry Press contest, "Writing for a Better World".
Emerging Voices (Rosenthal) Fellow
Scholarship awarded by PEN Center USA West, Los Angeles.
Plaque "Newsletter Editor Extraordinaire"
Awarded for editing the Aerospace Retirees' Club newsletter, by the club in El Segundo.
Scholarship Winner of California Writers' Club Asilomar Conference
For non-fiction article: "Me?...Plumbing?" awarded by the San Fernando Valley branch of the club. Numerous other in-club monthly awards.