Dr. Anna Falkenberg is currently the Executive Director of the Socially Responsible Investment Coalition (SRIC), a diverse group of investors committed to creating a more just and sustainable world through corporate responsibility since 1982. She began working in 2013 for SRIC members by facilitating all aspects of shareholder corporate engagements through dialogues, the proxy resolution process, and presentations at corporate AGMs. She has also organized state-level legislative advocacy campaigns promoting access to affordable healthcare and education financing, as well as educating members and the community about relevant issues in yearly SRIC Annual Educational Events. In 2015, SRIC hosted the ICCR Annual General Meeting in San Antonio. In addition to managing this national meeting, Anna organized tours to the Eagle Ford Shale Development area to show the impacts of Fracking by oil and gas companies as well as a trip in cooperation with the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras to an industrial park and local communities in Mexico to learn about working conditions and community issues from impacted workers. SRIC has recently hosted investors interested in visiting an immigrant detention center in South Texas. Anna has also participated in site visits sponsored by the Mining and Faith Reflections Initiative to gold and coal mines in Peru, Ghana and Colombia.
Prior to serving as Executive Director for SRIC, Anna had a career in university and public school teaching and administration. She developed and taught courses at Texas Lutheran University, Texas State University and the University of Texas at Austin. She also managed a large university career center serving 12000 students for the College of Liberal Arts at UT. Her community involvement currently includes work with the Native Plant Society of Texas in San Antonio which advocates for protecting the state’s native plant heritage and preserving it for future generations. As a docent with the San Antonio Museum of Art, she educates others to appreciate art as varied expressions of the human experience and different cultures. Anna received her BA from Texas Lutheran University and an MA from Texas State University. Her doctorate in Higher Education Administration was awarded by the University of Texas at Austin.