Anuja Khemka

Author, Philanthropy Leader, Mental Health Expert

Anuja Khemka, MSW, is a New York City-based author, columnist, and philanthropy leader working in education, and mental health and wellness. An active columnist on Forbes, she shares how today’s most successful leaders transform emotional obstacles (e.g., stress, burnout) into powerful motivators. She has also developed a series of books to help children build a sense of self, a growth mindset, and resilience. Anuja is currently the Executive Director of Children’s Hope India, an organization dedicated to bringing high-quality education, healthcare, nutrition, and skills attainment to the most vulnerable populations in India and New York. From 2017 to 2020, as Executive Director of national mental health equity nonprofit the Steve Fund, she partnered with universities around the country to rebuild their campuses as culturally-sensitive environments and support 2.5 million young people of color. Anuja has spent 15 years in the corporate sector in senior roles, the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and JPMorgan Foundation. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, SSIR, and New York Times.

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What An Ancient Tale About Two Acrobats Can Teach Your Kids About Mindfulness

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The Aztec Legend Of Where Chocolate Came From & What It Teaches Kids About Empathy, Generosity & Teamwork

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What An Ancient Persian Fable Can Teach Our Kids–And Us–About Self Worth

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The Hidden Lessons In The Japanese Star Festival For Helping Your Children Develop Their Skills And Talents

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The Tale Of The Heartbroken Naupaka Flower And What We Can Learn About The Beauty Of Diversity

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What An Ancient Fable About The North Star Can Teach Us About Building A Strong Sense of Self

by Anuja Khemka

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