Managing Director of Central Providence Opportunities: A Health Equity Zone
Anusha Venkataraman is proud to join ONE|NB as Managing Director of Central Providence Opportunities: A Health Equity Zone. With a background in urban planning, her work has focused on community development, public policy, political organizing, and the arts. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the NYC Racial Justice Commission, where she stewarded a public process of reviewing the city’s charter, resulting in three successful ballot initiatives advancing racial equity. Anusha also held positions in the NYC Office of the Mayor, including Chief Service Officer and Senior Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Housing & Economic Development, as well as in the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development. Prior to this, she worked in the nonprofit sector, including as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at the Steel Yard. Anusha is also a board member of Arts & Democracy. She holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s in international relations from Brown University.