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Anya Rous

ANYA ROUS is a Brooklyn-based producer and funding strategist, committed to telling stories by and about underrepresented voices. Anya co-produced THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Tribeca 2018), co-executive produced CALL HER GANDA (Tribeca 2018) and co-produced the Sundance and Guggenheim funded documentary NAILA AND THE UPRISING (IDFA 2017). She is currently producing AFTERMATH a follow-up to THE BRANDON TEENA STORY (Berlinale 1988) by Emmy-nominated directors Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir. Anya brings a combined 10 years of experience in funding strategy, partnership development, and impact campaigns for stories that further movements for racial, economic, and gender justice. She formerly served as the Director of Strategic Relationships at Just Vision and as a grantmaker at the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Anya is also the fundraising board chair at Jews for Racial and Economic Justice and is a member of Resource Generation. She previously served on the North Star Fund's Community Funding Committee.