She graduated from the University of Peoples Friendship, Moscow, Russia with Bachelor of Law. She further pursued postgraduate studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania where she earned a Masters of Law and later at Mzumbe University, Tanzania where she earned a doctorate degree (Ph.D). In her carrier she has worked in a number of positions and served as director of various boards. She obtained early international exposure by working as an intern in different institutions such as Russian Bank, Coca-Cola Co. Ltd, Barclays Bank UK, and a law firm in UK.
In Tanzania she was a lawyer of the Iringa District Council for five (5) years and the Tanzania Research Education and Environmental Care lawyer for five (5) years. Dr. Chana has served a member of Tanzanian parliament from 2005 – 2015 and from November 2020 todate. She was appointed as a High Commissioner of the United Republic of Tanzania in Kenya who was also accredited to South Sudan, Seychelles, Somalia, Eritrea, UNEP and UN-Habitat Office from February, 2017 to October 2020. At the ministerial level, she served as a Deputy Minister of Community Development and as Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office responsible for policy, parliamentary affairs and government coordination