Ana Cetina is originally of Mexican and Colombian descent. As a child and teenager, she spent six years in Nairobi, Kenya before moving to the United States to complete her undergraduate degree in Audio Technology and Applied Physics from the American University in Washington, DC. She later moved to Savannah, GA to work on her M.F.A. in Sound Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design where she discovered a passion for Documentary Film. Ana has many films, commercials, animations, and industrial videos under her belt. She currently works as a freelance Sound Designer but enjoys every aspect of production. "Rising to the Top" is part of a longer documentary film entitled "Endeleza". She produced and directed this documentary to create awareness of the positive things people are doing to improve the lives of a community that is close to her heart.