As Director of the Social Value Aotearoa Network, Jo works to connect people and organisations interested in managing and telling the story of their social impact.
She is also the Director Social Impact for Te Whānau o Waipareira which supports key organisation wide projects. One of which is project leading Ngā Pou o Te Whare o Waipareira a placed based Collective Impact initiative known as #tātou in West Auckland.
She also has a strong entrepreneurial background, formerly being a Business Director, President, and Owner of Big and Small Marketing Co, Inc. Joanna conceptualized four home-grown businesses in children’s and maternity wear including brands like Big & Small Co, Orange Juice, Spin and Havin’ A Baby. Marketing Co.
Key to #tātou is the ability to measure and share the story of progress towards long term behaviour change for #tātou whānau and reporting on the initiative's overall outcome progression and impact.
She brings 20+ years' experience in Change and Transformation, Workforce Development, Tertiary Teaching and Management and implementing and embedding evaluative frameworks.
She believes in leading by example and is passionate about preparing people to manage and react to change positively.