Randan’s passion is human rights with particular interest in Africa and the global south. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and has nearly 15 years of experience with human rights advocacy, international justice, research, and writing. She has written about the differing impacts of the oil extractive industry on women and men, focusing on the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Currently she’s a freelance grant writer for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation, which provides affordable housing in San Francisco. Randan has volunteered with a rural NGO in Ghana, as well as several Africa-focused organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a PAN volunteer since 2006, supporting various projects including: researching funding sources; editing grant proposals; compiling information for the community Resource Book; facilitating a seminar. She has twice served on the event committee of PAN’s signature Ubuntu Awards.