Anna joined INTRAC in August 2022. As Senior Training Coordinator, her role is to ensure the smooth running of training courses, providing administrative support, and producing live learning sessions.
Anna over 20 years of experience in the development and humanitarian sector having worked in faith-based and non-governmental organisations in Eastern Africa. She has extensive experience and knowledge of community level programming, organizational development having worked with pastoralists, agro-pastoralists and peri-urban communities in Kenya managing livelihoods, WASH and human rights and capacity strengthening projects for community-based organizations. She has worked collaboratively with a range of stakeholders that include NGOs, bilateral organisations and government agencies including CAFOD, Concern Worldwide, SNV, WASH Alliance, ILRI, USAID, the UN, and the EU.
Anna was a E-learning tutor for KODE (Kimmage Open Distance Education) teaching different development-oriented courses that include results-based planning and proposal writing, sustainable livelihoods approaches to poverty reduction and managing results and accountability. She volunteered with the British Red Cross as a Refugee Support Caseworker providing frontline support for refugees and vulnerable migrants to enable social integration within the Thames Valley region.
Anna holds a Diploma in Development Education, a BA, Development Studies and Msc. Migration, Mobility and Development from SOAS, University of London. She is passionate about girls’ education and prevention of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and before moving to the UK was a member of the school board for Sajiloni Girls Secondary school in Kajiado, Kenya. She especially enjoyed working with communities to address and work to eliminate adverse childhood experiences including early forced marriages and FGM.