Originally from Switzerland, Leana has lived in Singapore, Canada and the United States, and currently calls New York City home. Having developed a love of everything ‘international’ through her parents and her own experiences, she earned a Bachelors of Arts (Hons) in International Development from McGill University (Canada), and then went on to do a Masters of International Affairs at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland. She has a strong interest in education and human rights, especially with regard to women and children. Leana previously worked for UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, promoting the right to inclusive education and building countries’ capacity to provide quality education for all. In her spare time, Leana enjoys painting, reading and travelling.