Anjana joined the E-IPER team in April 2014. She manages all aspects of the Joint MS program, including leading the Capstone seminar, serving as the primary liaison for Joint MS students, and representing the program across and beyond Stanford’s campus.
Anjana builds on 15 years of diverse experience designing and implementing programs in education, environment, energy and social equity. She spent five years working within K-14 education, building career pathways and programs that supported several emerging business sectors, largely focused on creating opportunities for underserved and at-risk populations. At Skyline College, she partnered with community and business leaders to develop programs in energy systems, green transportation and environmental science and created the campus sustainability program. Prior to her service in education, Anjana spent 10 years developing sustainability business strategies and implementing environmental programs within General Motors and Abbott Laboratories, and as a consultant with Arcadis and Saatchi & Saatchi S.
Anjana’s work is collaborative and solutions focused, spanning a variety of areas including demand side energy management, industrial pollution prevention, product life cycle-focused sustainability strategies, climate change mitigation, product toxicity, environmental compliance, and social equity. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart Graduate School of Business. Anjana enjoys being an active parent and avid traveler to friends, family and forests near and far.