community work

picture of Sehba SarwarPhoto by Raj Mankad

June 2001 –  present: Serve on Board for Voices Breaking Boundaries, Houston TX.

Jan 2012 - Aug 2016: Served as Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice University, Houston, TX.

Sep 2009 – Aug 2014: Served on Board for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Houston TX.

Jul 2007 – Jul 2013: Served on Advisory Board for Artists Rescue Mission, a non-profit arts organization created to assist artists in distress, Houston TX.

May 2007 –  Jul 2010: Served on Advisory Board for Houston Palestine Film Festival, Houston TX.

Feb 2004 – Sep 06: Served on Advisory Board for National Association of Arts Organizations (NAAO), an advocacy group for artists and arts organizations.

Sep 2005 –Oct 2006: Served on Board for Friends of Women’s Studies, University of Houston, Houston TX.

Sep 2003 –May 2006: Served on Advisory Board for Daya, a support service that addresses domestic violence in Houston’s South Asian community, Houston TX.

Mar 2004: Emceed a protest rally against the US invasion of Iraq, Houston TX.

May 2002 – Dec 2004: Radio Co-Host and co-producer for LivingArt on KPFT 90.1 FM Pacifica Radio, Houston TX.

Sep 2000 – May 2003: Served on Artist Board for DiverseWorks Artspace, Houston TX.