Anna Gifty

Anna Gifty for Hall of Fame

Booked And Busy

"Math was my hardest subject. I struggled through my math classes. It's okay to struggle. Sometimes it's going to take you a while to get through a problem, but never be afraid to ask for help. , never think that because you struggle, you're incapable of solving the problem."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Published! (April 2022)

Current role: Editor of the new book, The Black Agenda!


  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Currently, she is a graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School studying Public Policy and Economics.

Interests: Writing, Math, Entrepreneurship, and Research

In our April 2022 Published! box, Anna tells us how she got interested in math when she was in high school, and how much she loved learning about numbers and helping others in math. Anna talks about starting college as a Pre-Med student, but through that, she was introduced to research and how that ultimately led her into majoring in math. Anna also shares how editing/publishing a book relates to math.

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

"I like how we're using these numbers to get a better understanding of the world around us. Is biology really the best way I can do this work?" And it turns out it's not.”

Check out our April 2022 Published! box to see Anna Gifty’s FULL interview!

Anna Gifty for Hall of Fame