Anna Aden

United States

2023 Global Leadership Initiative

Aden Anna

Anna is currently pursuing an MBA at Saïd Business School and serving as Co-Chair of the Social Impact Oxford Business Network. As a humanitarian professional with nearly seven years of experience managing US$100M of aid programming, Anna has coordinated responses to ethnic cleansing operations in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, chemical attacks in Southern Syria, and designed innovation projects to build new humanitarian interventions such as programs to prevent adolescents from being conscripted as child soldiers. Anna specializes in protection and migration sectors, but has a depth of experience across health, education, governance, and economic development. Anna is mixed American-Singaporean, and has spent the majority of her life living across East and Southeast Asia. She is passionate about connection, purposeful action, and laughter.