Senior Advisor with The Karuna Fund offering philanthropic guidance to high net-worth individuals and companies interested in India. She manages the JAGRITI Trust, an Indian youth-centric, youth-led initiative for leadership, employment, and health. Previously, Dr Nanda served as Country Representative, Pathfinder International, India. As a skilled negotiator and Harvard business school alumn, Dr. Nanda has implemented partnerships between public and private sectors to achieve interdependent goals.
Anna is the Executive Director for the Sylvia Center and has worked as a political speechwriter and community organizer in New York City. Prior positions include deputy director for education, programs, and public affairs at the Yale University Art Gallery (2003-2008), and director of writing services for the Museum of Modern Art (1997-2002). She has published numerous articles and essays, directed over a dozen public art projects, and co-written a nonfiction children’s book about a community project intended to integrate children with diverse backgrounds in a neighborhood in the South Bronx.