Anupa Gewali comes to Groundswell Fund after working as the Senior Communications and Development Associate at Adhikaar, a Queens-based worker and community center that serves and organizes Nepali speaking immigrants and refugees. Adhikaar advocates for workers’ rights, immigration justice, and access to healthcare. There she worked to strengthen the storytelling and spokesperson capacity of staff and members, and built out systems for evaluation and data collection. As part of the New York Community Trust Leadership Fellows program, she advanced creative partnerships between Adhikaar and such New York City-based organizations as the Queens Public Library and the Rubin Museum to elevate immigrant worker voices in their public spaces. Previously, Anupa served as Program Director for GlobeMed, overseeing its leadership development program for student organizers at the undergraduate level, specifically minority and low-income students passionate about global health. Her research has focused on mental health, migration, and local organizing efforts addressing substance abuse and addiction among youth in Ladakh, India. She has a B.A. in Public Health and Journalism from the University of Rochester.