• In 2021, Tanuja was selected to be a Good Morning America Inspiration List headliner for ABC’s network-wide project for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 and was delighted in this role to nominate Urooj Arshad, Anjali Enjeti, Valarie Kaur, Thenmozhi Soundararajan, and Paula Yoo for their artist/activist work.
  • In 2020, she was included in Brown Girl Magazine’s top ten roundup of South Asian women for International Women’s Day (for“creating a role model when there wasn’t one”) along with Mindy Kaling, Rupi Kaur, Jameela Jamil, Lilly Singh, Madame Gandhi, Deepica Mutyala, and Kavita Krishnan, as well as key historical firsts figures Noor Inayat Khan and suffragette Sophia Duleep Singh.


    Tanuja selected as:

  • a KultureShop cultural and artistic “Influencer” and part of the #PinkLadyResists campaign (March 2017)
  • a Leading Face for the Dare2Drape / Triveni Sarees campaign (September 2015)
  • New Asian Post: Top 5 Stylish Women Who Rocked a Sari
  •  a finalist for the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for the UK
  • one of the world’s 50 Coolest Desis by
  • Soon after Born Confused launched, Time Out New York brought her on board as Guest Consulting Editor for their groundbreaking issue: Time Out New York’s South Asian New York Special.