SVP, Public Partnerships
Teach for America
Anne Mahle is the senior vice president of public partnerships at Teach For America, where she leads its government affairs, national community alliances, federal and state funding, and public policy work. From 2004 until 2013, Anne worked for Teach For America’s recruitment team, leading their on-campus efforts across the country beginning in 2007.
From 2001 to 2004, Anne served as an associate at Faegre & Benson, LLP. In this role, she litigated cases in federal and state courts and managed major litigation under the Endangered Species Act regarding the downlisting of the grey wolf across the contiguous United States.
Prior to law school and her time as a practicing attorney, Anne led Teach For America’s math and science initiative and served as the founding executive director in Seattle. From 1992 to 1994, Anne taught a bilingual fourth grade class in the Rio Grande Valley as part of the Teach For America corps.
Anne received her JD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, where she was awarded the Brian M. Sax Prize for Excellence in Clinical Advocacy for her work in the International Human Rights Law Clinic and served as the co-editor in chief of the Berkeley Journal of International Law and articles editor for La Raza Law Journal. She served on the board of directors for the Center for Victims of Torture from 2004 – 2010. Anne has a BA in government from Beloit College. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two daughters.