Now an American citizen, Dananai was born and raised in the southern African country of Zimbabwe. Prior to coming to the United States, Dananai studied Law and Sociology in South Africa where her career in International Development was launched at the High Commissioner’s Office.
Dananai brings an extensive background in fundraising, and has worked for organizations such as CARE International in the United Kingdom, National Youth Development Council and First Teacher in Boston. In addition to her work with nonprofits, Dananai has worked in higher education at both MIT and Harvard.
In her free time, she enjoys hot yoga, contemporary art and drama.