Anna Olecka joined the Cambrian Foundation in 2001. She participated in the Cambrian Foundation Expedicion Sistema Camilo in 2002, and led the Apopka Blue Sink cleanup project in 2003.
Anna has been diving since 1997, and she has been full cave certified since September 2001. She is a member of NACD and CDS-NSS. Among her most memorable open water endeavors, Anna counts tagging whale sharks in Honduras and exploring reefs of Indonesia and the Midway Atoll. Anna’s passion for caves dates back to the 1970’s in Poland, where, as a college student, she joined the Warsaw Speleological Club and became active in (dry) cave explorations. Her article on cave diving training has been published in the Polish scuba magazine Nurkowanie.
Anna is a data mining analyst in her civilian life and holds graduate degrees in Mathematics and Operations Research, from the University of Warsaw, Poland and Rutgers University in New Jersey.