Anna Wellisz is a communications strategist and a volunteer based in Washington, D.C. She taught literature, persuasive writing, and business communications at UC Berkeley, DeVry University, and the Keller Graduate School of Management. Her pieces appeared in Glaukopis, Annals Australasia, and the Wall Street Journal. She is also a contributor to SFPPR News & Analysis of the Online-Conservative-Journalism Center at the Washington-based Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research.
As a management consultant at a London-based firm, Anna advised major western companies on opportunities and optimal market entry strategy in East-Central Europe at a time of rapid economic and political change, in a high-risk environment. As a communications strategist, she helped top diplomats, lawyers, and business executives devising and implementing communications strategies, preparing oral arguments, writing speeches, articles, and research papers to shape — and reshape — high stakes debates.