Anne Snick is an independent researcher at the cooperative Smart.be. In her years in academia, she engaged in fieldwork and transdisciplinary research in gender, poverty, and social economy. Her current projects concern sustainable higher education and sustainable finance. She has authored several peer-reviewed publications, serves the community through public speaking and workshops, and is engaged with organizations promoting social justice and sustainability. She is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science and Associate member of the Club of Rome. She holds a PhD in Philosophy of Education at KU Leuven, Belgium.