Anna Schmiel

B.A. in International Relations | Carleton College [2017]

A lifelong Minnesotan, Anna graduated from Carleton College in 2017 with a degree in International Relations. Her experience working in economic development is varied, having worked for a small business incubator in North Minneapolis and as a policy aide on transit issues for a county commissioner. She currently works for the MN District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where she works with Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) and the microloan portfolio. She is passionate about making her state a more equitable place and believes inclusive design, especially infrastructure, is the key to making this happen.