Born and raised in Yemen, Thana is a street and documentary photographer; at the age of 16, Thana was granted a scholarship to finish high school in Canada, where she completed the IB Diploma Programme. Obtaining a second scholarship, she travelled to the U.S. to study International Relations and Photography at Clark University
She currently works on her Everyday Yemen project where she documents streets stories during the war. She is also a freelance photographer and contributor at StepFeed, New Internationalists and Alsfair Alaraby magazines. Previously Thana worked with Oxfam Yemen documenting child bride in Yemen. Thana’s work was featured in prominent magazines such as evocative, CNN Arabic and Zenith . It has also been displayed in a number of exhibitions in the US, Yemen, and lately in the institute du monde Arab in Paris where she exhibited her work of Yemeni women behind the stereotypes.