Anna is a mum of two living on the west coast of Ireland. Having obtained a degree in Modern Languages (French and German) from Oxford University and an MA in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from Essex University, Anna’s first career was as a human rights lawyer. She worked as a caseworker for the charity, “Bail for Immigration Detainees”, acted as an International Trial Observer for Amnesty International and specialized in representing asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants at all levels of the court system. Anna now works as a professional translator and facilitates expressive writing in the community and in prison.
Anna is a survivor of ritual abuse and has used expressive writing as a means of healing from her past. Anna has also written on refugee rights and women’s rights for The Guardian, the Institute of Race Relations, Rights NI and the Amnesty International blog, Belfast and Beyond.
All original artwork below created by Anna.
To contact Anna:
Translation work / Translators in Schools: firstname.lastname@example.org
Biromums / Expressive Writing: email@example.com
Or by phone on +353(0)838096267