Anna Gail Caunca, MA

Anna Gail holds a BS in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MA in intercultural service, leadership, and management from SIT Graduate Institute. She also received her licensure in secondary education (social studies), incorporating social justice in the classroom. Anna Gail has over ten years of experience working with youth and young adults as a volunteer manager, educator, residential life director, and traveling group facilitator. Building on her graduate studies in social justice and international education, Anna Gail worked with World Learning’s Youth Leadership and Peacebuilding Programs, facilitating workshops on current issues and youth activism with the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont and traveling with and supporting students through the LondonX and Iraqi Youth Leadership Program for two years. In 2013, she was the Trustees’ Fellow for the inaugural year of the IHP: Human Rights program. From 2010 to 2015, she lived in Wellington, New Zealand, where she worked in residential life at Victoria University of Wellington, developed pre-departure orientation and training for New Zealand educators attending the Yad Vashem Teaching Seminar in Israel, and supported human rights education with the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand. She is also active in Parenting for Social Justice Chats and Mother Up! Parents Exchange for Change.

Education

  • MA, SIT Graduate Institute
  • BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Anna Gail Caunca, MA

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