Safa Fanaian is currently working as a research fellow at South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs). At SaciWATERs, she is coordinating the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network along with working on a transnational policy dialogue for improved water governance of the Brahmaputra River.
Safa holds a master’s degree in Water Resource Management from UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, The Netherlands and a MSc. in Ecology and Environmental Science from Pondicherry University, India. She has worked previously as a project officer at Watershed Support Services and Activities Network (WASSAN) and as a coordinator at the Secretariat for promoting discourse on Science, Religion and Development.