Joanna Pedersen

Title: Sauder S3i Graduate Fellow (2010)

joanna pJoanna Pedersen recently completed her MBA at the University of British Columbia.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Graduate Diploma in Education.

Joanna has over five years teaching experience in a variety of educational settings, ranging from teaching a literacy program in Australia’s Northern Territory to teaching in secondary schools in the Yukon Territory and inner-city Toronto.  During the summer of 2009, Joanna was involved with the Social Entrepreneurship 101 Program with the Sauder School of Business, where she travelled to Nairobi Kenya to teach business skills to Kenyan youth.  Joanna is currently working with the Heiltsuk Economic Development Corporation identifying and researching opportunities for the First Nation to achieve financial sustainability.