Anushay Hossain began her career in women's rights as an intern at the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) where she worked on microfinance and primary education programs for women and girls in her native country, Bangladesh. After graduating from the University of Virginia, Anushay joined the Nobel Peace Prize nominated Campaign For Afghan Women. Anushay moved to the United Kingdom to complete her Master's in Gender and Development, and spent a year working at UNIFEM UK (United Nations Development Fund for Women) before returning to Washington, DC where she invests the majority of her work analyzing the impact of US foreign policy on the health and rights of women and girls around the world.
In 2009, Anushay founded her blog Anushay's Point, and became a blogger for the Huffington Post. She also regularly writes for Feministing, Ms. Magazine Blog, and NPR (National Public Radio).