anita 3Dr. Anita Krishnamurthi serves as Vice President of STEM Policy for the Afterschool Alliance. Previously, she was the John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow at the American Astronomical Society. Prior to her fellowship, she worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Academy of Sciences. Krishnamurthi’s formal training is as an astrophysicist, receiving a PhD from The Ohio State University.