Anna Jacobs, Secondee Policy and Project Officer at the Australian Pro Bono Centre
Anna began working at the Australian Pro Bono Centre in January 2020. She recently graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of International Studies.
While at university, Anna worked for a variety of charitable organisations, including for Bonigi as an app development consultant, where she worked on an application that aims to better uphold the human rights of people held in immigration detention facilities worldwide. She also worked as a legal intern in the Cancer Council’s Pro Bono Legal Team. Anna gained valuable legal experience working at ABC Legal in their litigation team.
As part of her degree, Anna has studied overseas at the University of Potsdam in Germany and University of Zurich in Switzerland. While in Germany, Anna also worked at a refugee camp during the height of the Syrian Refugee crisis. These experiences enabled Anna to become fluent in German.
Anna is on secondment at the Australian Pro Bono Centre from Australian Government Solicitor.