Communications Strategist, Programs


Aanchal Dhar is the Communications Strategist, Programs for Encore.org, where she manages the Encore Public Voices Fellowship, in addition to communication strategy for other organizational initiatives.

Aanchal comes to Encore.org with a background in public health and digital marketing. Her background in health and social-justice activities have included directing the largest mobile breast-cancer screening clinic for uninsured women in New York City, as well as coordinating a leadership training program for thousands of HIV-positive New Yorkers.

Aanchal is also a Civic Saturday Fellow with Citizen University. These days she’s obsessed with convening people all across the nation to connect and reflect on our role in democracy, and create intentional, Gen2Gen civic community. She is originally from Troy, Michigan, and has a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.

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