Whitney Hammel Anny is the co-founder and executive director of Autism Compassion Africa, an NGO in Ghana and 501c3 nonprofit in the US. She has over 15 years of experience directly working in the field of autism and applied behavior analysis (ABA).
She holds a Master of Education Degree in Severe Special Education from Simmons College, and completed two additional years from University of West Florida to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Whitney is also certified as an International Behavior Analyst (IBA).
Her work has included international dissemination of ABA across the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, India, Ghana, and Nigeria working with families and schools to create best outcomes for autistic individuals.
She is also a founder of Autism Compassion Services, an ABA company based in Seattle (US) where a significant portion of the proceeds come to support the work of Autism Compassion Africa in Ghana and Nigeria.