Ani is originally from Rhode Island. She received both her Bachelor of Science in International Business and Master of Education degrees from the University of Rhode Island. After relocating to Virginia, Ani began work as an educator with Arlington Public Schools. She is a teacher at Tuckahoe Elementary School, and is currently enrolled in the National Board Certification Program. During the summer months, Ani works as a Youth Director for Smithsonian in Europe on their Journeys Program. More recently she began leading our annual REACH Teen Service Trips to Uganda. Ani has been actively involved with REACH since the inception of our partnership with Tuckahoe, traveling to Uganda, working on our development committee, helping to run our socials and planning our annual 5K race. Ani is passionate about education, service, and travel.