• Classroom presenter, Education and Activism in Tanzania, the Global Campaign for Education 2009, Beaconsfields High School, Quebec, April 2009.
  • Speaker, Advocating Quality Education in Tanzania, HakiElimu’s Provocative Approach to Social Change, Community Movements: Building Solidarity for Social Change conference, Peterborough, February 2008.
  • Panelist, Accessing Political Power: Experiences of South Asian Women, June 2004, Toronto; Speaker and panelist for Women Reviving Democracy public engagement tour (Windsor, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Regina, Winnipeg) March 2004; Panelist, Women Decision-Making: A Cross-Cultural Linkage, Learning and Celebration, Ottawa City Hall, March 2004.
  • Panelist, Culture at the Counter, Rethinking Revolution, The Fourth Annual Electronic Arts Festival, Vancouver, May 1998.
  • Panelist, Environmental Justice, Youth Action Network Conference, Toronto, August 1996.
  • Speaker, Environmental Issues for Journalists, a workshop coordinated by the Graduate School of Journalism, University of Western Ontario, Canada, August 1992.
  • Panelist, Environment and the Media, panel sponsored by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), November 1990.
  • Panelist, Encounter '90, Graduate School of Journalism, University of Western Ontario, November 1990.


  • Storytelling for Social Change, co-facilitated with Media Impact at Connecting for Change: A Bioneers by the Bay Conference, Marion Institute, New Bedford, USA, 2011.
  • Using Stories for Social Change,workshop designer and presenter at Women's World International Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 2011.
  • Shringar Ras, the Sensuous Mood in Indian Art & Life,
  • designer & facilitator for Prem United, Montreal, Canada, 2011.
  • Using Progressive Films in Social Studies Education, workshop designer and presenter at Social Studies Provincial Specialist (Teachers) Day Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 1999.
  • Demystifying Jargon: How to Clarify Difficult Words and Concepts, workshop co-designer and co-presenter at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, 1998-99.
  • Eating is a Political Act, workshop designer and presenter, Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group, Vancouver, Canada, 1998.
  • Media Watch - Reading Between the Lines on Environmental Issues, workshop co-designer and co-presenter at Challenge For Change, Encountering Creation conference, Waterloo, Canada, 1994.
  • Communication Strategies for Activists, workshop co-designer and co-presenter at Waterloo Public Interest Research Group (WPIRG) conference for community activists, Waterloo, Canada, 1993.