Joanna Pradela is the Director of Knowledge Translation and Equality Insights at IWDA. In this role she has strategic oversight of IWDA’s research, policy, advocacy and feminist movement strengthening work and responsibility for IWDA’s flagship program to change the way poverty is measured and understood. Prior to joining IWDA, Joanna has worked in social justice and international development NGOs for nearly 20 years with expertise in: government engagement; humanitarian coordination and policy; sexual and reproductive health and rights; gender equality; sustainable development and human rights and coalition and movement building – particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to living and working in Australia she worked in the United States. She has a Master’s Degree in International Relations and a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy from the Australian National University (ANU).