Anna Rothney is the Executive Director of the Manitoba Federation of Labour, where she works on mobilizing worker power for social and economic good. She’s previously worked as a senior advisor to governments, leading areas like policy development, finance/budgeting and economic development. Anna is a left-wing economist by training, who believes that one of the most important reasons for studying economics is so as not to be fooled by economists! She’s a passionate feminist, worker/human rights activist, and campaigner for social democratic movements. Anna believes that through organizing, inclusion and standing in solidarity, social justice is possible.