Anna Kovasna is a trainer, researcher and community consultant passionate about the cocreation of just, collaborative and free societies where human potential is valued and the interconnectedness of life is recognised.
Anna works as Director of Education at the Global Ecovillage Network, developing tools, training and platforms channelling applied ecovillage research and experience in five continents into resources for individuals, organisations and communities engaged in finding beautiful alternatives, innovative solutions and regenerative lifestyles. She is also involved in several projects in the fields of sustainability education, ecovillage incubation and social entrepreneurship for regenerative communities, and has done academic research on localisation and participatory community-building as tools for autonomy and social change.
Originally from Sweden, Anna has lived and worked internationally in several ecovillages, tribal communities and organisations, and brings practical experience of facilitation, education, research and community development in a variety of settings. Some of the things that bring particular aliveness to her are dancing, gardening, hiking, rock climbing and swimming in wild seas and rivers.