Ananda Valenzuela is the Managing Director of Rainier Valley Corps. Ananda grew up in Puerto Rico and has slowly made their way across the continental United States, finally landing in Seattle to pursue his passion of doing capacity-building and leadership development with social impact organizations. Before Rainier Valley Corps, Ananda worked at Third Sector New England, a nonprofit capacity-building firm, where she managed a consulting program and developed a fellowship program. Ananda has also held a variety of consultant, governance, and activist roles within the nonprofit sector. Ananda has a B.A. in organizational development and institutional ethnography from Hampshire College, and currently serves on the board of Change Elemental.