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Anya Simmons

Development Operations Associate


I was introduced to Sixth & I shortly after I moved to DC from California. I discovered a passion for philanthropy and nonprofit work during college and knew DC was the place for me. I immediately became very active in the arts community and discovered Sixth & I through an author talk. I continued to enjoy Sixth & I’s diverse programming and now as a member of the team, I feel so grateful to work with such an innovative and passionate group of individuals.

Prior to coming to Sixth & I, I worked in development at the Melanoma Research Foundation. I hold a bachelor’s in Art History from UC Davis and a master’s in Arts Management from American University. When I’m not at work, you can find me rock climbing at EarthTreks, exploring the Smithsonian museums, or snapping pictures of the city.