was appointed Program Director in November 2003, with principal responsibility for the Foundation’s Youth program. Prior to joining the Foundation, Anne served as the Executive Director of Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco from 1994 to 2003. During her tenure, she led the organization’s growth from a $3.5 million budget with 50 employees to an $8.7 million budget with a staff of 115, operating 18 programs from 10 sites that served approximately 3,000 homeless and runaway youth each year. Before joining Larkin Street, Anne served as Associate Executive Director of Covenant House in New York City. In 2005, Anne was appointed by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell to the California P-16 Council, a statewide assembly of education, business and community leaders charged with developing strategies to better coordinate, integrate and improve education for preschool through college students. In 2009, Anne was elected to the Board of Directors of Grantmakers for Education, the nation’s largest affinity membership organization for private and public philanthropies that support improved education outcomes for students from early childhood through higher education. She was elected Board Chair in 2012. In 2011- 2012, Anne was privileged to serve in an advisory capacity to the White House Council for Community Solutions work focused on Opportunity Youth, and currently serves on the Leadership Council for The Aspen Institute’s Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund. Anne holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New York University. She is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management and of the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
Read Anne's blog posts.