Anna has a degree in philosophy from the Pedagogical University in Krakow, a post-graduate diploma in public relations from the Krakow University of Economics and a diploma in journalism. She worked on the first Trans Europe Halles meeting of the International Network of Independent Cultural Centres held in Poland. She has also worked with the Dziennik Polski daily and the Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival, and she spent eight years as an active member of the Kulturatka Association for Informal Education. In 2009 she joined the promotions department at the Łaźnia Nowa Theatre. She moved to the Krakow Festival Office five years later, where her PR role involves working closely with journalists and preparing promotional strategies. She is also a keen cyclist and a fan of Alice Munro.