Ankeet originally entered teaching by joining Teach For America. Finishing his two years, Ankeet decided to pursue his interests in business and entered into the hotel management. Though he enjoyed it, Ankeet wanted to find a way to combine his two professional passions—teaching and numbers. After hearing about Education Pioneers’ Fellowships, Ankeet knew it was the opportunity he’d been waiting for—and immediately applied.
Analyst Fellow Alumnus, Achievement School District
Ankeet provides Achievement School District with meaningful data to drive decision making and action in the Memphis, TN school system to ensure students are receiving high quality educations. Ankeet's days are spent visiting schools, meeting with school administrators, and building data dashboards. He then shares his dashboards with data driven instructional teams or senior leadership, monitoring specific data points like student achievement scores, tracking trends, and making informed changes.