Senior Scholar - Center for Sustainable Urban Development, The Earth Institute
B.Arch. (U-Melbourne), D. Arch (U- Michigan) Senior Scholar, Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD), The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Before joining Columbia University in 2012, Anna taught Architecture at the University of Sydney. A member of a UN Task Force to improve the lives of slum dwellers, in 2005 she went on to lead Global Studio, a project to assist urban professionals to work effectively with the urban poor. From 2013-15 she headed up People Building Better Cities, an exhibition shown in 10 countries. In 2018 she launched Accelerating the SDGs, a project that began with a City Maker Survey. Stage 2 invited local projects that considered the SDGs. 110 projects from 39 countries are on display on the localprojectchallenge.org website.