Anee has spent most of her career working on innovative pathways out of poverty at the local, state, national and international levels. Collaborating with industry leaders, government, and the private sector, she has a proven track record of leading innovative and high impact economic, social, and educational programs that create lasting systemic social change.
One of her career highlights was leading the implementation of the City and County of San Francisco’s universal college savings program for public school students. The nationally recognized program was a finalist in Harvard’s Innovations in American Government Awards in 2015.
Earlier in her career, Anee spent time at the World Bank in Washington, DC, and managed a microloan fund for low-income entrepreneurs in Seattle. Working at the State of Washington, Anee oversaw a multi-million dollar grant program to expand economic opportunities and financial access to those outside the financial mainstream.
Anee holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s in international development from UCLA.