Anjana Nagarajan-Butaney is a Producer/Founder of DesiCollective Media, where she creates audio, video and written content that impacts the South Asian diaspora.
She is also a writer for magazine India Currents, showcasing the stories of South Asians in the United States while exploring the social and cultural impact of issues like immigration, health, social justice, politics, census, elections, technology and the arts.
Anjana is a 2021 and 2022 Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund grantee at the USC Center for Health Journalism, which has allowed her to report on domestic violence in the South Asian community. She received an award from the California Journalism Award for Local Coverage of Election 2020.
Having started her career as an electrical engineer, Anjana revels in the challenge of using both her analytical and creative parts of her brain to create impactful, data driven, and engaging content. Anjana holds a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech.