Savanna's favorite class in college was about cults, and the final project was to "found" a cult. Hers got an A+.
Savanna is a Human Security Analyst at C4ADS, focusing on investigating the illicit networks that perpetuate forced labor and human rights abuse. Before starting at C4ADS, Savanna worked with Amnesty International and Media Matters at Berkeley Law’s Human Rights Center, where she utilized open source intelligence to track and verify war crimes, human rights violations, and the spread of misinformation. She has also worked as a research intern at the Democratic National Committee, pitched an investigative journalism story, and served as a research assistant at Berkeley’s Institute of European Studies.
Savanna earned her undergraduate degree in History, with a minor in Journalism, from the University of California, Berkeley.