Who We Are

Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Francis Timmons
Director
As an Independent first elected in 2014 to represent the people of the Clondalkin Area on South Dublin County Council. I have an Honours degree in Social Care. I am Read More
Karina Murray
Founder & CEO
Karina Murray Let’s start with my school days, which I found challenging. There were no allowances for day dreamers, for the child that got lost in what was happening outside the Read More
Philip Smith
Co-Founder & COO
I am from Kells in Meath, Ireland. I have a B.Sc in Marketing from the Dublin Institute of Technology. My background has primarily been in sales, marketing, digital marketing and Read More

Board of Advisors

Evin Schwartz
Advisor
Evin is a serial startup exec with 10+ years experience overseeing marketing, business development and operations with marketplace focused companies. He has extensive experience working with the Gen-Y and Gen-Z Read More
Jacinta Kitt
Advisor
Jacinta is a well-known author and lecturer at Trinity College. Her book – Positive Behaviours, Relationships and Emotions …the Heart of Leadership in a School – was published anuary 2017 (Published by NAPD). Read More
Nell Watson
Advisor
Nell has had an unusual career, including teaching post-grad Computer Science at the age of 24, and later co-founding a successful Graffiti arts company. Her ability to bridge the world Read More
Olive O Connor
Advisor
Olive O’Connor is an international family advocate and patient innovator. Having first-hand experience in the issues that can arise from maneuvering within the health system, from being both a patient Read More
Brian Mooney
Advisor
Brian Mooney, is Guidance Counsellor at Oatlands College Mount Merrion, where he is in his 43rdyear as a member of the teaching staff. He entered Oatlands College primary school in 1961, making Read More
John Doran
Advisor
John Doran has been a teacher and guidance counsellor for over 24 years. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed Ways to Wellbeing. It is currently taught in over 140 schools Read More

Volunteers

Marcia Tobias
Web Developer
Completed Higher Degree First Class Honours, looking for new opportunity. Specialized in front-end JavaScript and Java development and proven teamwork record in large environment. Quick learner and passionate about new Read More
Alina Gavilovska
Digital Marketing Specialist
Hi everyone, my name is Alina. I am a mom of a two-year-old boy and I am expecting another baby coming very soon. I am very happy to be a Read More
Isabelle Aboud
Teen Ambassador
Hey I’m Isabelle. I’m from Ashbourne Co. Meath and I strongly believe that kids and teens need more support regarding their mental health in Ireland! The reason I joined the Read More
Nathália Sobrinho
Social Media Marketing Specialist
Being a Social Media and Marketing Specialist in Anua Academy is an honor for me. Karina’s work is admirable and truly inspiring. I have always wanted to be part in Read More
Grainne Tyndall
Speaker
Grainne Tyndall is an International Numerologist, Life Skills Consultant, N.L.P. Practitioner and Wellness Teacher who has worked around the world helping people to become the best version of themselves. She Read More
Ciaran Ryan
Speaker
Ciaran Ryan is a qualified Nutritional Therapist who helps people to improve digestive problems, fatigue, chronic pain, poor sleep, autoimmune conditions and psychological issues such as anxiety and depression. Nutritional Read More
Derek O’Kelly
Speaker
Derek O Kelly is a Wellbeing & Performance coach. He is the author of a “Quick Start Guide to Self Care & Wellbeing”, and founder of the Winning Minds Movement Read More
Dr. Tony Humphreys
Psychological Advisor
Dr Tony Humphreys is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Author and National and International Speaker. He began his career as a Clinical Psychologist in State Psychiatric and Psychological Services in England Read More
Lisa Burke
Speaker
Lisa is an author, healer and a certified teacher of Kundalini yoga, meditation and Hatha yoga. Lisa is owner of Danu Yoga Centre in Dublin which provides transformational group and Read More
Carol Walsh
Speaker
Carol Walsh is a qualified Paws b teacher with MISP, a mindfulness program for primary school children.   Carol loves working with children and is passionate about creating a happier and healthier world Read More
Gary Cunningham
Ambassador
Dublin born Gary Cunningham (40) is a former prisoner of Mountjoy Prison. As he states quite clearly himself, “I was a complete mess .. and not a very nice person Read More
Kevin Nadurata
Volunteer Web Administrator
I am from the sunny city of Manila in the Philippines. I moved to Ireland in 2018 to join my family after 8 years being apart. Trust me, it was Read More
Alexandra Koster
Content Writer
Hi there, my name is Alex and I am a mum, teacher, mindfulness practitioner and author/blogger, originally from Germany, but I’ve been living in Tipperary/Ireland for the past 20 years. Read More
Jack Swift
Advocate
Alan Gorman
Advocate
Hi, my name is Alan Gorman, & this is a bit about me. I’m from Donaghmede, North Dublin. I Love going to the gym to train my body. I am Read More
Pauline Rohdich
Speaker
Pauline is passionate about liberating adults and children from low self-esteem and anxiety so that they can live with confidence, happiness and a sense of worthiness. Life Mastery is her Read More
Lisa Kelly
App Sponsor
Lisa is an online marketing expert and mobile marketer based in Co Wicklow, with over twenty years experience. She offers strategic marketing consultancy and branding services and is the founder Read More
Priscilla Reis
Psychologist
Educacional Psychologist with 10 years of experience working with children and teenagers, assessing and supporting their emotional, educational, behavioural and psychological development.experience.
Johann Callaghan
Speaker
Johann Callaghan is a bestselling Author, Speaker, Online Trainer, Entrepreneur & Mum. She has featured many times in the media on radio, TV, newspapers and magazines. Johann’s first book ‘How to get a good Read More
Tracy McCann
Ambassador & Speaker
Born in Dublin Ireland in 1988, Tracey Ellen Maria was a healthy and able-bodied child, who upon birth showed no indications of ever having anything other than a ‘normal’ life. Read More
Nicky Fitzsimons
Videographer
Nicky Fitzsimons is a Meath/Dublin Based Videographer with a BA degree in Video and Film Production from Dundalk Institute of Technology. Alongside promotional and advertisement work; his short film of Read More
Gloriane Giovanelli
Speaker
Dr. Gloriane Giovannelli is a private consultant and a speaker on stages worldwide for Health, Wellness and Transformation. For over 20 years, Gloriane has been inspiring and motivating people to Read More
Aidan Reid
Social Media Manager
Aidan Reid is from Northern Ireland originally but after a few years living in Colombia has settled in Dublin (for now). He has worked in sales and marketing for over Read More
Kamal Ibrahim
Ambassador & Presenter
Kamal Ibrahim is a professional speaker, business owner, film producer, tv presenter and a former Mr World. He has travelled the world as an ambassador for the Miss World Organisation Read More
Keith Cullen
Ambassador
Believe Management are an agency for musicians and artists and will platform some of their extremely talented musicians/artists who will be bringing the energy into our schools and providing all the inspiration Read More
Danielle Serpico
Speaker
Danielle Serpico is the founder of The BlackBelt MasterMind Academy, specializing in Mind Coaching & NLP – Neuro Linguistic Programming.  She is a licensed Master Practitioner and Trainer and the author Read More
Yemi Adenuga
Aunua Academy African Ambassador
Yemi Adenuga is a High Impact Motivational & Keynote Speaker on Leadership, Author, and CEO of Sheroes. In her role as the Aunua Academy Ambassador to Africa, Yemi is leading a Read More
Stella O’Malley
Speaker
Stella O’Malley is a qualified psychotherapist and best-selling author of ‘Bully-Proof Kids’ and ‘Cotton Wool Kids’. She is a public speaker with many years’ experience as a mental health professional. Much of Stella’s Read More
Monika Rak
Speaker
Monika Rak is a Sound Therapist and Holistic Life Coach, specialising in Relaxation, Clarity, and Empowerment in life and business. Through her workshops and seminars, she empowers clients to effectively understand Read More