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Sana Amanat


SANA AMANAT is currently an executive of production and development at Marvel Studios. Over her lucky 13 years at Marvel, Amanat has worked as an editor, content creator and producer. She’s worked on story and character development for much of her career, from books to animation, games and live action series. Her credits include comic book titles like “Captain Marvel,” “Miles Morales” and “Hawkeye,” and streaming series like “Marvel Rising” and “Marvel’s Hero Project.” Amanat is most known for co-creating Muslim-American female Super Hero Kamala Khan — the new Ms. Marvel—which gained worldwide media attention and sparked excitement and dialogue about identity and the Muslim-American narrative. She’s championed representation in storytelling, striving to cultivate new voices within the entertainment industry. As a part of her larger efforts to bring in broader audiences to Marvel, she helped launch the Women of Marvel platform that has activated and excited a new generation of fans. Sana has appeared on various television programs like the Late Night with Seth Meyers, and gave an acclaimed TedxTeen talk about Kamala’s origin story and the impact of representation in storytelling. She was a part of Marie Claire’s New Guard of America’s 50 most influential women, as well as featured in Vogue’s American Women special. She also had the distinct honor of representing Marvel at the White House and introducing President Barack Obama, who called Sana a “real life superhero.” She is currently the executive producer of the Ms. Marvel live action series on Disney Plus which is one of Marvel’s most critically-acclaimed series ever and Rotten Tomatoes’ best reviewed super hero series of 2022. Sana also serves as an advisor for Pillars Foundation Artist Fellowship for rising Muslim filmmakers.