Aanika manages the foundation’s Moore Inventor Fellows portfolio. She also provides strategic and grantmaking support for the science learning portfolio and helps to oversee the Thirty-Meter Telescope commitment.
Previously, she held the role of program manager for the foundation's Science Program, for which she managed the program’s grantmaking allocation and internal operations. She has also contributed to the administration of the foundation’s Caltech commitment, its earthquake early warning portfolio and other special projects grants, and helped to launch the foundation’s Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Initiative.
Aanika received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and M.A. in anthropology from the University of British Columbia.
Moore Inventor Fellows
Special Projects in Science
Thirty Meter Telescope