Executive Director, Education, Overdeck
Overdeck Family Foundation
Anu Malipatil, Executive Director of Education, is the Foundation’s founding team member, bringing over 20 years of K-12 education and nonprofit sector experience. Anu’s responsibilities include working with the Trustees to set the Foundation’s vision, goals and priorities while also guiding the leadership team, which includes oversight of the team’s program, impact and learning, communications, and people/operations workstreams. Prior to joining Overdeck Family Foundation, Anu was a Regents Research Fund Fellow at the New York State Education Department, where she architected the RFP for the $70M Race to the Top statewide effort to build P-12 math and ELA curriculum, training, and aligned professional development resources. She also managed the development of EngageNY.org and the first open source P-5 math curriculum in K-12 education, which has been adopted by over 30% of classrooms in the country. Previously, as Managing Director, Anu led the math and science team at Teach For America in New York City. During this time, she also built the organization’s first assessment bank and student achievement toolkits for math / science, which were replicated in regions across the country. Anu is a New York Regional Board Member for Teach For America, a Board Member at Open Up Resources, and a Founding Board Member for Coney Island Preparatory Charter School. She holds a Master’s in Teaching from Pace University and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Emory; she is also a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program at Columbia Business School.