Saraniya graduated from Johns Hopkins University, where she majored in Public Health studies and Sociology, and minored in Theatre Arts and Studies in 2017. While at Hopkins, she was awarded a fellowship to conduct independent research on the effects of forced migration on second-generation assimilation. She was also a research assistant at the Center for Global Health, interning at the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis of India. Following graduation, she received a Fulbright grant as an English Teaching Assistant in India.
Saraniya enjoys theatre, particularly performing and writing plays. She is passionate about communicating research evidence through theatre and using it as a mechanism to catalyze social change. Saraniya is delighted to spend a year at Oxford to better understand the role of social policy in migration and health, particularly among second generation migrants in the US.