Tania was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. After her high school, she moved to the United States. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. At Berkeley, she closely worked with children at Golestan Kids for few years. She earned her master’s degree in Film Studies from Columbia University. While at Columbia, she participated in a research project entitled, “Women Film Pioneer Project” where she wrote an entry for one of Iran’s first female directors, Shahla Riahi. Tania works as an editorial assistant for Godfrey Cheshire, an American film critic and filmmaker on his book, In the Time of Kiarostami: Writings on Iranian Cinema. She has written for Film Comment and writes reviews of contemporary Iranian films for Peyk magazine, an Iranian-American magazine published in San Diego. She has been collaborating with Pardis for Children since 2017.