Anouska Cheddie


Anouska is currently with Environmental Defense Fund as a Director of Major Gifts.  Previously, she was with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and the North Star Fund, a community foundation that funds community organizing in New York City. She got her start in development as a political fundraiser where she worked for such progressive candidates as New York State Senator Liz Krueger.  Anouska has volunteered with the Sithabile Child and Youth Center, South Africa, the Seagull Arts and Media Center, India and St. Ann’s Orphanage, Guyana. She was on the Board of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) from 2008-2015. Anouska is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and  received her M.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK.