Anna has experience within a variety of third sector roles, including legal advice work, programme development and stakeholder collaboration.
Having understood the importance of third sector services being built on an empathic understanding of what people need, Anna is currently studying a MSc in Social Policy, with a focus on participatory research methods.
Anna hopes to use her knowledge of data collection methods to collaborate with charities and create person-centred services that help to build a more equal society.
Outside of work, Anna can be found painting, running, and slowly working her way through Edinburgh’s food scene with friends.
The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childmindersRead More
We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024. This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that manyRead More
The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out… In myRead More