Anila Karunakar was born in India and was raised in Bahrain. She came to the U.S. for
her undergraduate work in Education and went on to receive her Masters in Higher
Education. As an international student leader, Anila advocated for social justice through
trainings and various programs. Anila is bringing over 14 years of experience working
specifically in the area of diversity and inclusion.
Anila delights in the company of her twin, almost three year old, nephews. She is
working hard to bring her parents here from India! She enjoys reading, cooking,
traveling (21 countries and counting!), loves flowers, and watching shows that make her
laugh. Most importantly, Anila is a huge fan of all things Bollywood.