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Anila Podila

Senior Associate Program Officer, Food and Agriculture, Builders Initiative

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Anila graduated with her Masters in Public Policy Analysis from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago in 2023.

Prior to that, she worked in manufacturing finance after obtaining her undergraduate degree from Indiana University. Anila has a passion for food waste and loss reduction and strives to implement this in her daily life. Throughout grad school, she was a part of The Farmlink Project policy team and worked in research, advocacy, and partnerships in the food & ag space.

In her free time, Anila loves to brush up on traditional South Indian classical dance, try new recipes, and play Overcooked and rollerblade with her fiance.