She also worked with Martin and Eliza Carthy, Bobby McFerrin, Boris Grebenshikov, Natacha Atlas, Kula Shaker, Noel Gallagher & Cornershop, Mercan Dede, the Bulgarian Folk singer Yanka Rupkina. Another significant collaboration was with UK saxophonist Courtney Pine. Sheema has been featured on his albums Back In The Day and Devotion and was a guest artist on the 'on track tour' a project for the UK Commonwealth Games.

Sheema has toured the world with a variety of ensembles and key performances include The World Music Festival (Chicago), Montreux Jazz Festival and the Olympia-Halle (Munich), with Transglobal Underground supporting Jimmy Page and Robert Plant throughout their European tour (1998), the Olympics Arts Festival for Sydney 2000 and also makes regular appearances at WOMAD with her own ensembles.