Anne Gemmell

Anne Gemmell, Founder

Anne is a pragmatic futurist who translates vision into concrete and actionable playbooks. As Director of Special Initiatives at the City of Philadelphia, she built the culture needed for deep and intentional collaboration across sectors and systems – which is key for the future of work response. In 2016, she led the equitable design of the PHL-PreK program which now provides thousands of children with a quality start to learning and life. In 2012, Anne played a key role leading the effort to decriminalize marijuana in the Philadelphia. She is an educator, writer, advocate, policy expert and social entrepreneur.

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Tech Impact
Philadelphia Works
Federal Reserve of Philadelphia
Philly OIC
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Economy League

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