Ananda Costa is a fourth-year public relations student at the University of Georgia’s Grady College with a certificate in new media. Set to graduate in December of 2016, Ananda serves as an active leader in the UGA chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America as well as director of outreach for TEDxUGA, an independently organized TED Talk conference. Previously, she worked as a brand and business communications intern at Coca-Cola North America in Atlanta and as an internal corporate communications intern at Terra Networks in São Paulo, Brazil. She is passionate about corporate communications, innovative and emerging media, and reputation management.
Co-Director: Maya Daniels
(UGA Ad Club Representative)
As the Ad Club representative, Maya C. Daniels is very excited to serve as one of the Co-Directors for ADPR Connection 2016. Maya obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from the University of Georgia in May 2016 and will complete a Master of Arts degree in Public Relations from the Grady College in May 2017. Maya has interned in strategic growth and social media with Homeside Financial in addition to serving as a Marketing and Public Relations intern for the United States Army during the summer of 2015 and for UGA’s Athletic Association in 2014. In addition, Maya served on the National Conference Committee as the Programs Director for the PRSSA 2015 National Conference in Atlanta, GA. Maya is passionate about global brand message strategy, connecting brands to consumers through digital platforms and plans to pursue a career in those areas post graduation. When she’s not in the Grady College, Maya loves to explore new cities, try new food and serve others.