As Global Community & Development Senior Associate, Anna Heckenlively brings her background in production, development and relationship management to The B Team since joining in 2013. Based in New York, she project manages the B Team Leader annual meetings, flagship events and presence at global conferences such as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and Climate Week NYC.

Part of the Net-Zero by 2050 Initiative, Anna coordinates The B Team’s work supporting the Sustainable Development Goals by fostering cross-sector relationships between private business and civil society in a coalition focused on harmonizing collective action to advance climate justice and the Post-2015 development agenda.

Prior to joining The B Team, Anna worked in Development at Carbon War Room where she created outreach mechanisms for new partnerships, coordinated fundraising events for the various Operations and assisted with planning Carbon War Room’s internationally regarded Creating Climate Wealth conference series.

A native Northern Californian, she graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied Public Policy, Planning & Management and Business, with a focus on sustainable development and urban planning.