Anna Gurney – bio

With a BScHons degree in Psychology from Bristol University and a PGCE in Secondary Maths, Anna has spent 11 years working as a teacher in London, Mexico City and Barcelona. As well as Maths her specialist subjects include Business Studies and Ethics.
During these years she has travelled extensively and worked as a journalist, writing about Mexico and Honduras and collaborating with various English language publications in Barcelona with articles on environmental issues, NGOs and activism.
From 2007-2010 she completed a Masters in International Development, in Spanish, with the Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya. This included a dissertation analysing factors of successful advocacy campaigning, and a six month internship with the NGO Setem (including working on their Ethical Finance campaign and the europe wide Clean Clothes Campaign). In 2013 Anna completed her PDC with Permacultura Barcelona, and in 2014 the Permaculture Teaching Matters course with Rosemary Morrow,
The Boodaville Project is a culmination of all these studies and experiences. It is a project exploring how a truly sustainable lifestyle can function, about sharing practical ideas on sustainability and a project which in the future is expected to be economically viable.

Licenciada en Psicología de la Universidad de Bristol y con un Certificado de Educación Secundaria Postgrado, Anna lleva 11 años como profesora de matematicas en Londres, Mexico DF y Barcelona (donde también da clases de estudios de empresas). Durante estos años ha viajado mucho y ha trabajado como periodista, escribiendo reportajes en Mexico y Honduras y colaborando con varios publicaciones en Inglés en Barcelona con artículos sobre temas del medio-ambiente, ONGs y activismo. Entre 2007 y 2010 realizó un Master en Desarrollo Internacional en la UPC. En 2013 Anna hizo su CDP con Permacultura Barcelona y en 2014 ha completado el curso de enseñanza de Permacultura “Permaculture Teaching Matters” con Rosemary Morrow.

La idea de The Boodaville Project nació en 2010 y es una culminación de todos estos estudios y experiencias. Es un proyecto que se trata de explorar como puede funcionar la vida sostenible, un proyecto de compartir ideas practicas sobre la sostenibilidad, y el objectivo es que el proyecto sea viable economicamente.

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