Monica Burns

Campaigner

Monica joined Freedom United in 2021 with five years’ professional experience in strategic communications and digital marketing. Her past work has focused primarily on migration and human trafficking, including through research implementation and dissemination, awareness-raising and behavioral change campaigning, and safer livelihood promotion. She also has extensive experience volunteering with people who are at risk of exploitation, including migrants and homeless people. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Italian and Spanish at the University of Oxford, she completed a Master of Arts in International Relations at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, specializing in international migrations, humanitarian action and human rights. Originally from Scotland, she now lives in northern Spain.