Born in Chicago to an Indian father and an American mother, Meena's mixed cultural background has helped her bring a unique perspective to her work. Driven by her desire to bring affecting stories with social impact to the screen in a visually compelling way, she is a long-term collaborator with award-winning narrative and documentary directors. Her work has been shown at the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, the Los Angeles Film Festival, amongst others.
Meena is a founding member of Driftseed, a nonprofit organization that seeks to build a better world for women and girls through education, outreach and documentary film. She is an alum of the American Film Institute and Columbia College Chicago.
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