Anna Rittgers is a former senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.  Prior to joining IWF, Anna worked at The Times of London, the Cato Institute, and was a Mercatus Fellow at the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy.

Anna’s commentary on politics, policy, and legal issues has been featured in publications including The Washington TimesThe Christian Science Monitor, and, and she has been heard on numerous radio outlets across the country.

Born and raised in South Carolina, Anna received her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Duke University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.  She is a member of the Virginia bar, and lives in Virginia with her husband and two sons.