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Anna Eskamani

Anna Eskamani

Florida House District 47 Candidate

Born and raised in Orlando, Anna V. Eskamani is the daughter of Iranian immigrants who has worked relentlessly to protect all members of her community through effective advocacy, bold leadership, and smart management. She has been a lifelong community builder, and was elected to serve the great people of Florida State House District 47 on November 6, 2018 by an overwhelming majority. Always building bridges, Anna is bringing her passion for helping people to Tallahassee.

After spending her younger years in Orange County Public Schools, Anna attended the University of Central Florida (UCF), earning a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies, and a certificate in Service Learning. She went on to obtain a dual master’s in Nonprofit Management and Public Administration along with a certificate in Gender Studies. Today, Anna continues her academics as a PhD student in Public Affairs at UCF, serves as an adjunct professor when she has time, and works full time at NEO Philanthropy, serving as their State Strategic Advisor in Florida. From 2012 – 2018 Anna served as a Senior Director for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida




Background Information

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Residence: State Representative

Previous Experience: PhD Student in Public Affairs, Women's Caucus Chair at UCF College Democrats, Senior Director for Planned Parenthood

Education: MA at University of Central Florida, 2015

Marital Status: Single