Annia joined the University of Virginia's Education Abroad team in 2018, after spending three years with the Global Education Office at Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated from UVA in 2010 with a B.A. in History and Italian, and returned to the UVA School of Education and Human Development for her M.Ed. in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education in 2014. As an undergraduate, Annia studied in Portugal for a semester, and completed a summer internship in Rome, Italy. She also taught English in Spain and worked for Semester at Sea. When not spending time on Grounds or traveling, Annia enjoys taking her German Shepherd mix, Daisy, running or hiking in the Blue Ridge.