Anne Coffinier is a French social worker and founder of an NGO dedicated to the freedom of education and being able to choose one’s school. As the chairperson of the NGO “Creer son ecole”  (Create your school) founded  in 2005, she promotes the right of civil society to create, choose and develop its schools with as much freedom as possible. She claims that in a democracy one must uphold the diversity of educational needs and academic requirements.