Video: Annika’s Thoughts on the Impact of Move to End Violence on her Personal and Organizational Self-care
Annika M. Gifford has the privilege and joy of supporting Resonance network, a network of individuals who are in deep relationship and practice to interrupt the roots of violence and oppression and create the conditions where all people and communities thrive.
Prior to joining Resonance, Annika held senior program and policy positions with Break the Cycle and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. After university, Annika spent four years working in Croatia for the Centre for Women’s Studies, Zagreb focusing on gender mainstreaming, capacity building, human rights and justice, cross-border reconciliation, and anti-violence against women. She is also a co-founder of a Croatian non-profit and non-governmental organization for children and youth with disabilities.
Annika has a Master of Arts in Gender and Peace Building from the United Nations mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. She was part of cohort 2 of Move to End Violence. Annika serves on the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence. Annika is vested in transformative practices on personal and movement levels. She loves to cook (and eat!), garden, dance, read, play and travel!