Anna is the Deputy Director of Apolitical Academy Global. She supports an emerging network of independent Apolitical Academies around the world that aim to develop more representative, inclusive and forward-looking “citizen politicians” ready to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. Over the past 20 years, she has worked with more than 18 parliaments and parliamentary committees across Canada and the African continent to implement anti-corruption, poverty reduction and gender equality reforms. More recently, she helped lead the design and roll out of Transformative Leadership programming for over 35,000 young changemakers as part of The MasterCard Foundation. Anna also headed up global projects with an EdTech start-up in Berlin, focused on reducing barriers to entry for young people with a refugee background into higher education and meaningful employment.