- Leaders In Innovation Fellowship, the Royal Academy of Engineering, London (as part of the UK-Egypt Newton-Mosharafa Fund), 2018.
- AfriCHI 2016 Design Challenge with Susan Dray, Rehema Baguma, and
Laura Cheptegei (Pracademics Team) for designing Walk with me, a safety system and a wearable technology for women who walk home at night in Nairobi.
- Newton-Mosharafa mobility grant (UK-Egypt joint fund) to visit Open Lab, Newcastle University, UK (October 2015 – March 2016).
- Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2011
Original article at http://www.cs.vt.edu/node/5763
- The prestigious Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Scholarship (GHC), 2011 and 2016
- ACM scholarship to attend the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, 2011
- ACM Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W) scholarship to attend the ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work Conference, 2010