ANNE WAKABAYASHI

Alumnae Director, Emerge America

 
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Anne has worked in statewide Pennsylvania politics for her career, most recently as the Executive Director of Emerge Pennsylvania. Before Emerge she worked at the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Campaign Committee (SDCC) for two election cycles as the Communications Director and Political Director, respectively. In 2013, Anne led the fundraising efforts for Equality Pennsylvania, a statewide LGBT advocacy group. In 2015, she also ran Anne Lazarus’ campaign for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as well as Allan Domb’s race for Philadelphia City Council.

Anne also serves as the chair of the Pennsylvania Governor’s LGBTQ Advisory Commission, the first of its kind in the nation. She is a graduate of Juniata College in Central Pennsylvania and currently resides in Philadelphia.