Anand Kalra

Oakland, California

Anand Kalra is an artist, coach, and facilitator based in Oakland, California. His coaching and facilitation practice centers direct communication, emotional authenticity, and body-based mindfulness, and his creative work has been featured in the National Queer Arts Festival and the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival. Prior to launching his independent practice, Anand has applied his skills, training, and knowledge in a wide variety of settings, including academic libraries, university classrooms, pre-K and elementary schools, and health clinics, and spent four years organizing public policy wins in the health care system for transgender and gender non-conforming people as health programs manager with Transgender Law Center. Anand joined StoryCenter as a facilitator in 2016.