Meet Ananda

My life’s work has revolved around ensuring Madison is an equitable and inclusive place for all residents. I have been a parent-leader, an MMSD-employee, and a DPI equity consultant. I am the only candidate with experience working with our teachers, students, parents, community members, and elected officials on addressing racial gaps and educational equity.

As your School Board member, I will support MMSD leadership to ensure they have the financial and human resources necessary to make every school a thriving school. I am looking forward to working collaboratively with our Madison teachers and community partners to serve our students. 

Community Engagement

I serve in many Boards and committees with a mission to address racial disparities in the city and the State of WI:

  • President, Latino Education Council - Advocacy group to support Latinx students and families navigate the education system (PreK-16) and provide scholarships for undocumented students
  • Board Member, Madison Area Technical College - Madison College provides open access to quality higher education that fosters lifelong learning and success within our communities.
  • Board Member, Badger Rock Neighborhood Center - Provide open access to quality higher education that foster lifelong learning and success within our communities
  • Member representative of WI Department of Public Instructions, Latino TaskForce - UW Extension Collaborative
  • Board Chair of community develop fund (Forward Communities Investment), that provides grants and loans to non-profit organizations with a mission to address inequities