Anemarie has an education in sociology and 14 years experience in community development and NGO capacity building work. She worked with World Learning Inc., World Bank, International Christian Charities (IOCC), Orthodox Patriarchy in Romania, IREX and Diaconia Social Mision in Republic of Moldova. Anemarie was one of the first professionals to serve as a Community Facilitator in rural areas of Romania and is a founding member of the Romanian Community Development Association (RACD). As one of the pioneers in rural community development in Romania, Anemarie has conducted extensive fieldwork, training, technical assistance on community and organizational capacity building for community-based organizations, and coordinating activities of large projects. She contributed to the developemtn of first national network of organizations and profesionals working in community development (RuralNet).