Anna Hrybyk began her career building toilets in Northeast Brazil with Amigos de las Americas. From there, she went on to receive her Masters in Public Health focused on International Health and Development at Tulane University. She served as a Program Manager for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in India for 3.5 years overseeing the 2004 Tsunami response providing shelter and WASH solutions to 10,000 households in South India. In 2007, following Hurricane Katrina, she returned to her home in New Orleans to work on emergency environmental health responses to petrochemical disasters. In 2014, she returned to CRS Philippines to manage the Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Programs providing Shelter/WASH for 23,000 households, along with livelihoods, disaster risk reduction and a long term resettlement program for vulnerable urban areas of Tacloban City. She is currently Program Coordinator for CRS Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Programs. In her spare time, she is a world music DJ, capoeirista and a farmer’s wife.