Joanna S. Jackson

As Vice President, Programs, Joanna is responsible for the management of Weingart Foundation’s responsive grantmaking program and staff, as well as oversight of learning and assessment and strategic planning. Joanna joined the Foundation in 2008 as a program associate, and most recently held the position of Director, Grant Operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, she accumulated more than a decade of experience in the nonprofit, philanthropic and public sectors, most recently serving at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Joanna holds a master’s degree in public administration from Baruch College, The City University of New York, where she was a National Urban Fellow, and received her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.