Joanna supported Living Cities’ work related to racial equity and inclusion and corporate communications.
Joanna is passionate about all things related to racial, equity and inclusion (REI) and organizational communications. She lives with a mission to use storytelling as a way to more deeply understand language, healing and human behavior to create stories that lift up the complexity and abundance of experience that lives within us. Joanna’s work has also focused on promoting faculty and incoming student diversity at the university level. She worked with Penn State to improve their reach to prospective Latinx student population and published a speaker series highlighting diverse faculty members. Joanna’s expertise is in storytelling, developing REI exercises, and facilitating REI conversations. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University where she studied Public Relations, English and Women’s Studies and is pursuing a Graduate Degree in Organizational Leadership and Learning at George Washington University.