Anjana Nagarajan-Butaney is the Donor Engagement Advisor at India Currents and Founder/Producer at desicollective.media. She brings her passion for community journalism and experience in fundraising, having served on the boards of several educational and philanthropic non-profits.
She also reports on the South Asians diaspora covering 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 Fellow of USC Annenberg’s Center for Health Journalism, reporting on domestic violence in the South Asian community. She also won a grant from Altavoz Labs to report on aging in 2022
She has received Journalistic Excellence awards from the San Francisco Press Club and from California News Publishers Association for In-Depth Reporting. Her stories have appeared on India Currents, Palabra, San Diego Herald-Tribune, Indiaspora and American Kahani.