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Anna Du Vent is an Immigration and Refugee Lawyer in Ottawa, Canada. She completed her legal training at the University of Ottawa, as well as earned a Masters Degree in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University. Anna is particularly interested in issues related to the migration of children and youth. She is active in the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and has worked on refugee files for legal firms and legal clinics. In addition to her legal studies and practice, prior to attending law school, Anna worked at an immigration and settlement centre for three years, including launching a program that helped introduce new immigrant and refugee youth to the Canadian labour market. Throughout her careers in the legal and not-for-profit sectors, Anna has worked abroad in a number of countries, including: Uganda, Jamaica, the Marshall Islands, Peru, and the Philippines. Most recently, she worked with the Legal Aid Service Providers Network in Kampala, Uganda drafting a manual on how to provide child-friendly legal aid.