Speaker Profile

Sandhya Anantharaman

Co-Director
Universal Income Project

Sandhya Anantharaman is a Co-Director of the Universal Income Project, where she works to build progressive California strategy for universal basic income. Sandhya leads the Universal Income Project grassroots organizing work, working with hundreds of artists, writers, technologists, and activists to build support for the policy. Sandhya got her start in politics as a grassroots organizer on the Obama campaign, proceeding to work on Democratic campaigns for Senate, Governor, and Georgia state legislative races. She's worked with major digital advocacy organizations on analytics and experiments, most recently at Color of Change, and trains on analytics with Wellstone.