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Ay'Anna Moody

Director of Generation Thrive for the Golden State Warriors


Ay’Anna Moody is a proud 2nd Generation Oakland Native, currently serving as the Senior Director of Social Impact for the Golden State Warriors. Prior to her role with the Warriors, Ay’Anna held impactful positions, including Director of College Access for the Oakland Promise and Coordinator of College Access for the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).

During her tenure, Ay’Anna spearheaded initiatives that significantly increased FAFSA/Dream Act Application completion rates to 85% and raised the high school graduation rate to 70%, marking the highest graduation rate in decades within OUSD. She also secured a $1M grant from JP Morgan & Chase to implement financial capability programs in Oakland schools in 2020.

Ay’Anna’s dedication, strategic thinking, and commitment to equity have left an indelible mark on the Oakland Promise and OUSD. An alumna of Aspire Public Schools, she earned her B.A. in African American Studies and Political Science from UCLA and continued her academic journey with an M.A. in Education Policy and Social Analysis from Columbia University.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Ay’Anna is deeply engaged in community organizations. She serves as the 1st Vice President of the Oakland NAACP and a Board Member for Spark SF, the San Francisco Unified School District’s 510(c)(3) arm.