Rashtriya Gaurav Award (Platinum)

Recipient of the prestigious Rashtriya Gaurav Award (2019) in association with the Government of Telangana. 

Tina Sequeira’s interview was covered in the front page of the Telangana Today’s 3rd Anniversary issue, which featured women achievers from the Telangana State. Tina featured alongside Spurthi Kolipaka, social activist and Founder of WomComMatters and Kiran Dembla, a body building champion, and fitness trainer to celebrities such as S.S. Rajamouli, Anushka Shetty, and Tamannaah

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With fellow Rashtriya Gaurav Award winnersRahul Sipligunj, Independent Playback Singer and Winner of Big Boss (Telugu Season 3) and Jayaram Polaki, Entrepreneur and KarmaVeer Chakra (ICongo &UN) Awardee.  

Orange Flower Award 2022

Winner of the prestigious Orange Flower Award (2022) by Women’s Web for Humor – Runners Up. 


Orange Flower Award 2017

Receiving the prestigious Orange Flower Award (2017) in the category of Writing on Work by Women’s Web from Sudha Menon, one of India’s leading contemporary authors.


With fellow feminist fatale force and winners, Anupama Dalmia, Entrepreneur, Influencer, Blogger and KarmaVeer Chakra (ICongo &UN) Awardee. and Tanvi Sinha, LAADLI (UNPF) Awardee along with the Anju Jayaram, Women’s Web co-founder and “40 under 40” Achiever Awardee. 

Woman Lit Of The Year Award

Winner of the prestigious I.N.S.P.I.R.E Beyond Motherhood Awards 2020 in the “Literature” category.  

GrandQueens Leadership Award 2022

Winner of the prestigious ‘GrandQueens Leadership Awards’ (2022) in association with Lions’ Club International, held in Hyderabad on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2022. The esteemed jury bestowed the award in the Stalwart category in recognition of my work as an Author and Poet.  

GrandQueens Leadership Award 2020

Winner of the prestigious ‘GrandQueens Leadership Awards’ (2020) in association with Lions’ Club International, held in Hyderabad on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2020. The esteemed jury bestowed the award in the top Leader series category in recognition of my work as a Writer. 


 Quoted on the Book Memoir of a Cancer Warrior

Tina Sequeira’s review featured on the book cover of Niyati Tamaskar’s gutsy memoir ‘Unafraid: A survivor’s quest for human connection,’ alongside Forbes magazine, which featured it as one of eight books that spark human connection in 2020. Niyati Tamaskar, an author, TEDx speaker, and advocate for women and minorities, shares her story as a cancer survivor and breaks the shame, taboo, and stigma associated with breasts and cancer, especially in the Indian society. All book proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. 

Earth’s Biggest List of Empowered and Inspiring Indian Women

Tina Sequeira has been named in the Earth’s Biggest List of Empowered and Inspiring Indian Women.

Nation Wide Excellence Awards 2022

Winner of the ‘Most Inspiring Women of the Year – 2022 – Author Category by Business Mint’s Nationwide Women Excellence Awards 2022. 

Nari Samman Puraskar 2020

Felicitated with the ‘Nari Samman Purskar’ by Literoma on 8 March 2020, International Women’s Day held in in Kolkata. The Nari Samman Puraskar is awarded to women achievers in diverse fields across India. 


Listed In The ‘Top Writers of 2020’ by Youth Ki Awaaz

Listed in the Top 20 writers of 2020  by YouthKiAwaazIndia’s leading media publication for Social Justice. Writers are listed in an alphabetical order.

Listed In The ‘Top Writers of 2017’ by Youth Ki Awaaz

Listed in the Top 35 writers of 2017 by YouthKiAwaazIndia’s leading media publication for Social Justice. Writers are listed in an alphabetical order.


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Orange Flower Award – Finalist

Felicitated as a top Finalist in the category of Humour (2020)

Felicitated as a top Finalist in the category of Best Use of Twitter for Social Impact (2019) and Parent Blogging (2019)


Felicitated as a top Finalist in the category of Humour (2017), of, Poetry (2017) Parent Blogging (2017)






Finalist in the category of Personal Blogging (2016)


Orange Flower Award – Shortlist

Shortlist in the category of Creative Writing (2018), Humour (2018), Parenting (2018) and Writing on Work (2018). 




Top Ranked Mommy Blogger and Influencer on Momspresso

Top ranked blogger at Momspresso, India’s largest parenting platform,  with a wide readership and also a part of their exclusive Mommy Influencer Club. 

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Listed Among The ‘Featured Authors’ by Women’s Web

Among the top Women’s Web authors, regularly featured among the Authors of the Week. Read my Featured Authors of Month – April 2017 interview here. 

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Influential Women Award 2020

The Spirit Mania Influential Women Awards 2k20 are dedicated to women across India who are influencing society in their respective areas of work. They felicitated Tina Sequeira with this honour for her contribution in the Media space on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020.

Critic Space Top Debut Author

“Top 100 Debut Indian Authors of 2019” for Bhumi, my fiction debut which released barely few weeks before the announcement of the award.


On Top of Goodread’s ‘The Best Ebooks Ever’ (2017)

Soul Sojourn, Tina Sequeira’s debut nonfiction is No.1 on the Best Ebooks Ever 2017 on Goodreads.

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Best Use Of Social Media Award 

Winner of the Best Use of Social Media for the Super Blogger Challenge 2018.




Media Mentions

Featured on the front page of the 3rd-anniversary edition of Telangana Today. The anniversary edition celebrates women achievers from diverse walks of life in the state.

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The lone author featured in this newspaper report clipping of the prestigious list of Rashtriya Gaurav Award winners. 


My interview on books featured in WOW Hyderabad, leading lifestyle magazine in Hyderabad – Aug 2019 edition.




The Write Away Program, a creative writing workshop where I mentor my students on the subtle nuances of creative writing is Featured in WOW Hyderabad, leading lifestyle magazine in Hyderabad listed under Wow! Recommends.




My tweet on the Hrithik Roshan – Kangana Ranaut controversy was featured in the International Business Times Times of India, leading American online news publication alongside Rajeev Masand, Celebrity Journalist and Film Critic, and Deepika Bharadwaj, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and men’s rights activist.


My YouthKiAwaaz article on the Hrithik Roshan – Kangana Ranaut controversy was appreciated and shared by Kunal Kapoor, Indian actor, producer, writer, and entrepreneur, on his Twitter handle. 


One of my quotes from my book “Soul Sojourn” got featured in the MANILA BULLETIN, Philippines’ largest English language publication and the second oldest newspaper published in the Philippines and the Far East, at the end of an entertainment story by their feature writer Mike Lim



Featured in the The Times of India (Jan 2019), leading daily national newspaper. I was among the Jury for “La Fiesta”, the annual Literary and Dramatics inter-college competitions held by St.Francis College for Women, Hyderabad.



Among the official Blogchatter Ebook Author Mentors for the #AtoZChallenge.

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Special Mention from Readomania for my book review of House Of Discord written by Sadiqa Peerboy.

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Winner of the Momspiration – Celebrating Mums Who Inspire contest (2017) by Momspresso. The Mother, my short story won among thousands of entries worldwide.

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Winner of the #WarriorWoman contest by Juggernaut and Women’s Web for my short story, The Show Must Go On. 



Fat Chance, my short story that deals with issues such as body shaming and sexuality, is the Editor’s Choice by Readomania, an independent publishing house that nurtures and showcases diverse new writers from Indi