Anannya Bhattacharjee "is based in New York City. Most recently, she has published Whose Safety?: Women of Color and Law Enforcement Violence with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Committee on Women, Population and Environment (CWPE). She is currently Program Officer at the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program (a national funder of social justice work in the US). She is the former Executive Director of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities; founder and former Executive Coordinator of Sakhi for South Asian Women; and co-founder of the SAMAR Collective (a South Asian media resource). She has also been involved in the past in organizing South Asian household workers in the New York metropolitan area. In 1999, she was a Charles H. Revson Fellow on the Future of the City of New York in Columbia University and in 1998, was awarded the Activist-in-Residence fellowship from the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program and Institute in New York University. She writes and speaks widely on social justice work."