Anna holds a LL.M. in International Human Rights Law & Practice (UK), a LL.B. in European and Transnational Law (Italy), as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Child Rights (Argentina).
She worked as Global Advocacy Coordinator for an international NGO, Defence for Children International, where she spearheaded the campaign for the United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty before moving to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as Study Advisor. Anna has carried out a number of assignments in the area of children’s rights, criminal justice, international advocacy and policy development with UNICEF, World Vision International, the Policy Research Institute and Child Rights Connect, inter alia. She also worked for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Argentina.