“It is such a gift to be able to help others and to be helped.”
Anna has a background in health, wellness and behaviour change, supporting individuals and groups to make health and wellness changes in their life. Anna completed her PhD in the field of nutrition and qualified as a dietitian. She has worked with a range of organisations including NGOs. In 2009 Anna worked overseas as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development and spent a year with an NGO in Nepal. She worked on maternal and child nutrition, spending time in remote villages. Anna spent a number of years in Thailand focusing on infant and young child feeding beliefs and practices – collaborating with the international NGO – the World Agroforestry Centre. Recently Anna spent 6 months researching mindful eating in Japan, specifically looking into factors affecting mindful eating. In addition Anna has also been involved in facilitating experiential education activities through JUMP! And providing laughter yoga to the elderly at BUPA aged care.
Anna enjoys keeping herself busy with a range of activities, including beach swimming, ultimate frisbee, yoga and travelling. Anna lives an active and environmentally conscious lifestyle and cycles from place to place as one of these activities.