Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
Janna joined CCBR in 2018, and is working on a number of research and evaluation projects. Before coming to CCBR, Janna worked as a social enterprise assistant and helped build the capacity of thrift stores around Southern Ontario. Janna has experience doing program evaluation and monitoring of poverty reduction and refugee resettlement programs. A fun fact about Janna is that she spent one year volunteering in Papua, Indonesia at a grassroots women’s empowerment organization and can still speak some Bahasa Indonesia.
Janna has a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies and a BA in Sociology. Janna’s master’s thesis explored settler-colonial narratives and Mennonite identity. Her research topics of interest include settler-colonialism, capitalism, inequality, civil-society led change, and the importance of community inclusion for vulnerable populations.
In her free time, Janna likes to travel, watch documentaries, paint/draw, lift weights, and hike.