POSITIONINGAnna is engaged in community arts, cultural development and community development. Anna seeks to connect people's needs and visions to processes of planning and decision-making. Bringing 25 years of experience working in Non-Government Organizations, Local and State Government, Anna is able to build meaningful opportunities for democratic practice.
Anna works towards a society which values all people’s contribution to shaping culturally vibrant neighborhoods. This is achieved through engaging multidisciplinary teams of professionals to collaborate with communities of diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds. Relationships formed place equal value on: building connectedness; exchanging knowledge; demonstrating respect; and at all times holding room for new possibilities to emerge.
Anna's specialises in the design of creative community engagement and collaboration strategies revolving around social change management. Her challenge is to raise awareness of the impact professionals have on each other and the communities with whom they work. With a growing need to support communities in flux and an increasing range of stakeholders invested in the outcomes, Anna believes effective collaboration (that gives voice to many) is now more necessary than ever. Anna's work seeks to prioritize the resources needed to establish authentic community dialogue and maximize shared benefits for all involved.