Global health-related efforts have been integral to Anupama work. One of her projects involved convincing major donors to commit $12 billion over a 3-year period to fight AIDS, TB, and malaria. Another project analyzed financing for maternal and child nutrition in India and Bangladesh. Both helped "orient my career in order to make the most impact on global health and international economic development,” she said. Dathan received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University in public policy. She wants to work for an NGO or multilateral focused on program evaluation to inform global health policy.