Ali is a video director and cameraperson. She makes short creative documentaries and video series, targeted for the web. She works with investigative reporters and collaborates with animators. She is an FAA certified drone pilot.
Her work has appeared on PBS NewsHour and Quartz, and her independent video projects have been featured by Teen Vogue, Dazed, Allure, and i-D Vice.
She studied video journalism at NYU in New York and economics at McGill University in Canada, where she did research on fraud, black markets and environmental scams. She's lived in Denmark and China, and is based in New York.