Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Anna Velasco is a West Coaster turned New Yorker. Raised by parents who encouraged her to “go for it!”, it led her to some great experiences from Parliament Hill to the White House. With a bachelor of arts in international studies and a master’s degree in public relations and communications, she worked at the Consulate General of Canada in New York. After, she established Banana PR, a boutique public relations and event production company that helps talent and productions (television/film) in the United States/Canada. She is often found traveling in search for delicious ice cream.