As Senior Program Director with the Walton Family Foundation, Joanna Cannon works on the K-12 education team, supporting grantmaking for both the K-12 program area and Alice Walton. Before joining the foundation, Joanna was the chief operating officer for PENCIL, an education non-profit. Prior to that opportunity, she was the chief strategic officer for the Division of Talent, Labor and Innovation at the NYC Department of Education, the largest school system in the nation. Joanna holds a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Columbia University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago.
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