Joan graduated with a BA from Yale University, a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford Business School. Joan specializes in helping organizations scale their impact. She currently serves as Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Horizon Institute for Public Service, a non-profit that builds pathways into public service careers for emerging technology experts. Some of her previous work includes co-founding an education non-profit in Uganda and helping Bain and Company launch their office in Nigeria. She is passionate about the ways biotech can be harnessed to create a positive social impact. Joan lives in Washington DC where she can be found jogging with friends and playing strategy board games.