Ananda is a writer and producer. She is the co-founder of a video marketing tool called Power Story and has an extensive background in media production. She recently completed an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center and her research focuses on Civic and State partnerships for the social integration of migrant communities. Ananda is a researcher at the Arab Studies Institute and she taught English at the MA’AN Center of Tripoli, a non-profit which supports unaccompanied minors from Syria and North Lebanon.