Namaqualander Ansa Cooper grew up in Bitterfontein, moving to Kuilsrivier after matric to study Cobol programming. Now software developer at Prophet, she started her first job at textile manufacturing company Nettex as administration clerk. After two years, she went to the Netherlands for a year and subsequently Scotland for almost two years.
On returning to Cape Town, Nettex re-employed her as senior administration clerk for three years and then as software developer for nine years. During the latter stint she obtained a VB.Net certificate from CTI in Durbanville and a BSc Informatics degree from UNISA in 2014.
Ansa is an animal lover of note with a penchant for dogs in particular.