Anna Shaw-Amoah

Policy Associate



B.A. in Global Development and Social Work: New York University
M.A. in Public and Nonprofit Policy and Management: New York University


Anna works on a variety of projects combining education research and policy. Prior to joining RFA, Anna was the Principal Policy Analyst at the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness in New York City, leading initiatives aimed at raising awareness about the education, health, and well-being of students experiencing homelessness. Anna is deeply committed to achieving equity in education and has extensive experience in quantitative analysis, research methods, and program development. In addition to her work at RFA, Anna serves on the Board of Directors for Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE).