Anna Allen was drawn to German because of her ancestry, and she continued her studies of the German language after high school at the urging of her caring teacher. She continued on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in German at KU.
Today, Anna lives in Hamburg, Germany and works as a Copywriter for TBWA/Global Shopper, an international Shopper-Marketing agency with clients such as like Glaxo Smith Kline ‘s Sensodyne, Aquafresh, NiQuitin, and Physiogel,. She puts her journalism and German degrees to good use daily, writing and creating ad campaigns for international and German markets.
Before her career at TBWA/Global Shopper, Anna consulted at Airbus (formerly EADS) in Munich in 2013. Anna’s expert knowledge of the German language and culture allowed enabled her to work this powerful, international organization only a year after graduation. This has given her the edge that ultimately led to her current position in Hamburg.
"Knowledge of German has given me opportunities in positions I wouldn’t have had otherwise. I have lived and worked in two of Germany’s biggest cities and have met people from all over the world in my field by the age of 25. And this is just the beginning.”