Anthea Rowan is an East Africa based, award-winning journalist and editor.

Her training as a wordsmith proved a baptism by fire. Armed with a good idea and a raw passion to write, she approached an editor at The Times in London and quickly discovered good ideas alone are not the sole stuff of newspaper fodder. Stern editing, though, was the best way to learn.  She continues to freelance at The Times.

She writes across a spread of subjects from travel to emotional intelligence, parenting pieces to education, current affairs features to fashion. She is managing editor of a magazine in Tanzania and frequently contributes copy for marketing and fund raising purposes.

She has held back page columns at publications in Ireland, the UK, Kenya and South Africa.

She regularly contributes to blogs. Her own and at Psychology Today in New York

Born and raised in Kenya, educated in England, she represents a fusion of two very different worlds. 

Married to Anthony, they have three children and live on a farm in Southern Tanzania.