Women Who Named the Unnamed: Pakistani & Canadian Women Heroes
A celebration of the works and lives of sixteen women in a three-hour stage show using videos and hosts. A two-hour program video that can be screened elsewhere is one of the outcomes.
Surrey Muse Arts Society (SMAS), South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD), Committee of Progressive Pakistani Canadians (CPPC)
January to September 2019
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Sprouting art and literature studios in Surrey’s diverse communities. Co-Organized Garden Plot Reading Series (GPRS) at the PLOT community garden (July – September 2019) and Word Arts LIVE reading series at Alexandra Neighborhood House (Feb 2017 – March 2018)
Nov 2015 to the Present
Surrey Muse Writers (SMW)
A Bi-Monthly Drop-In Peer-Critique group for Writers.
Project developer, co-facilitator, webmaster
July to September 2016
Inaugural Poet Laureate Committee, City of Surrey
Surrey Libraries, Surrey BC
Dec 2014 to Dec 2015
An interdisciplinary art and literature presentation group.
Founding member, coordinator, webmaster
Surrey 2011 to Present
Dhahan International Punjabi Literature Prize, Vancouver BC
2011 to 2015
Develop and maintain a website to support the (winning) fight against religion-based arbitration referencing Ontario Arbitration Act 1991 whereby Muslim Sharia Laws could be applied to resolve family or financial disputes in Muslim communities of Ontario.
Surrey 2005 – 2006
Three-Day International Conference on Sexual Abuse, Incest and Rape.
South Riverdale Community Health Center
‘Under the Hot Sun: Parenting Manual for women survivors of wife assault’.
Developing an Antiracism Action Plan: a manual for workers in service organizations
Women Working With Immigrant Women and Cross Cultural Communication Centre
Towards Equal Access: A Handbook for Service Providers
Immigrant and Visible Minority Women against Abuse
Open Library: Towards Equal Access
Education Wife Assault
‘Wellbeing of a Community is in the Wellbeing of Women’
Booklet in Urdu and Vietnamese.
Toronto 1987 – 1988
A Quarterly Journal of Women of South Asian Origin.
Toronto 1988 – 1994
North York Women’s Shelter
Shelter home for women survivors of wife assault, and their children.
North York 1986-1987
Earlier, as a student and a journalist, Fauzia worked with community based cultural, literary, women’s and student’s organizations in the Punjab province of Pakistan.