Naomi has also won multiple grants and fellowships for her film, writing, acting, and theater work. In 2016, she was awarded with the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Next Step Funding Grant. She was a recipient of the 2017 McKnight Media Artist Fellowship, administered by FilmNorth and funded by The McKnight Foundation. She received the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant to direct and edit a short film in 2018. This year, she is one of the first individuals to receive a Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship through the Jerome Foundation.
Passionate about education and advocacy, Naomi performs and speaks at colleges, universities, and conferences across the country to mentor young POCs and diverse students. Naomi co-founded the APIA MN Film Collective, an initiative to create space and opportunities for the APIA filmmaking community in the Twin Cities. Naomi is also one of the founding members of FAWK (Funny Asian Women Kollective), which features pan-Asian Pacific Islander American female-identifying comedic artists from Minnesota and the Midwest.
Naomi is currently in pre-production for an untitled short film and is developing her feature film, Good Genes.