About Anna Kawar

Anna_KawarPersonal Excellence and Personal Leadership
Anna has been described as a “master of self-mastery” and brings this passion for improvement into all of her personal and professional endeavors. A coach with a decade of experience, she has worked to build the knowledge, skills, and capacity of individuals and teams to continuously improve in not only their personal and professional lives, but also to reach organizational goals. She currently works for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching where she has taught over 1,000 educators and coached over 80 teams from non-profits, schools, and districts to use innovation, rapid-cycle testing, data, and spread methodologies to improve educational outcomes for K-16 students.
Anna started her career at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston, where she managed and helped develop a network of almost 500 healthcare improvement experts and fellows. She received her MPP and MBA from Duke University, where she led notable projects with the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Triangle Family Services, and also spent a summer as an Education Pioneers Graduate Fellow for Uncommon Schools. Anna currently serves as a leadership coach for the Center for Advancing Leadership and Human Potential as well as the Full Circle Institute. She also sits on the boards of Improving Education in Baltimore and the Design Museum Foundation in San Francisco.