Anastasia Crickley

Anastasia Crickley is a past Vice President of IACD and a Regional Trustee of Europe. She has over forty years Community Development experience, working for the rights of marginalised, minority and migrant communities. She was head of the Department of Applied Social Studies at NUI, Maynooth; President of the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; Chairperson of the Irish Community Workers Cooperative; and a founder of the European Network Against Racism, Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre and Migrant Rights Centre, Ireland. Anastasia was the first Chair of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and is a lifelong advocate for women’s rights. Anastasia chairs the All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training and is a board member of Community Work Ireland the national organisation for community workers in Ireland.