Kitana Ananda

Kitana Ananda is the former Racial Justice Editor at Nonprofit Quarterly. She has worked on program outreach and communications for nonprofits ranging from community-based organizations to higher education. Prior to joining NPQ, Kitana was an associate editor for two educational learning and assessment programs; a nonprofit consultant; and a postdoctoral scholar at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she led communications and public engagement for the CUNY Humanities Alliance, a Mellon-funded initiative for equitable teaching and learning. Kitana earned a Ph.D. in socio-cultural anthropology from Columbia University, where she researched war, migration, and diasporic political communities. Her writing has appeared in Prism, CNN Opinion, the New York Times, and elsewhere.