Anna Gouker

Anna Gouker

a little bit about me…

Anna is a writer and advocate. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison. Anna gained experience in counseling and developed an extensive knowledge in community resources as an Employment Counselor at Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI). She also interned at several local non-profits including Chrysalis and Community Living Alliance. Her passion for disability advocacy led to her position on the Board of Directors at Disability Pride Madison. In her free time, Anna enjoys volunteering in the community and served as Co-Vice Chair on the City of Madison Commission on People with Disabilities.

She has the unique perspective of having a physical disability and is open about sharing her experiences. In fact, you cannot be around Anna for very long without wanting to know more about her. You can do just that by following Anna’s Blog “Anna Works.” In her blog, Anna invites you to join her in talking about employment, empowerment, and disability. Her posts are personal, provocative, and have the purpose of uniting people interested in improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

Check out Anna’s Blog: Anna Works…Let’s talk about employment, empowerment, and disability

What’s your role in Promise?

Community Partner

What’s a hidden talent of yours?

I know way too much about the life of Coco Chanel and the impact her designs had on American culture… This is not benefiting me so far but I am hopeful it will come in handy some day.

What is your favorite cheese (this is Wisconsin after all!)?

Whatever is in Mac & Cheese.

What is something you have never tried, but always wanted to do?

Learn Mandarin.

What is something you would like to get better at?

Speaking English 🙂

What is your favorite way to spend a day?

Discovering a new coffee shop.

More About Me…

Blog Articles by Anna

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