Rana completed her bachelor’s in human services with a minor in social work at ETSU. Before she earned her master’s in public health, she moved to South Carolina where she worked as a mental health counselor and pre-school teacher. During graduate school, she worked at the Language and Culture Resource Center where she event coordinated the Corazón Latino festival and Hispanic Student Day at the local university. Before joining the CCAHT team, Rana worked at a crisis center as a community outreach specialist where she discussed the prevalence of suicide, domestic violence, and sexual assault out in the community. She is also suicide hotline trained and still assists with hotline calls on the weekends. Rana is passionate about helping others and knows that action can be created for compassion by collaborating and empowering one another. In her spare time she loves to travel, watch The Office, and spend time with her family and friends.