Meet The New Executive Director of StandUp for Kids – Twin Cities!

Jul 20, 2021

StandUp for Kids – Twin Cities 

Kanchana Iyer has worked with children and youth in her community since high school. She has volunteered as a tutor, mentor, and advocate with this population as part of organizations such as Ronald McDonald House Charities, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and now with StandUp for Kids.

She is particularly interested in promoting education and ensuring that every child is given an opportunity to attain their goals. Kanchana is the Executive Director of our newest chapter in the Twin Cities area and aims to address the challenges brought on by social injustices and youth homelessness.

Kanchana’s day job is with BrightInsight, Inc. where she is Director of Regulatory Affairs. She works on getting innovative medical software and digital health products to the public.

In her free time, Kanchana enjoys writing, playing her violin, and cooking.