Joanna L. Jenkins, Ph.D.

Cardinal Change Consultant & Associate Dean, Moore College

 

Biography

A fierce champion of diversity, equity and inclusion — at the intersection of industry, creative, and academia. Joanna drives insights and prepares spaces for diverse groups to thrive in their education and careers. As an Associate Dean, Professor, Creative Director and Strategist, Joanna has a proven track record in audience engagement, program development, curricula design, training, research and planning.

A Scholar with the Center for Minority Serving Institutions, Joanna is the author of the upcoming HBCU College Prep Guide and co/author/editor of the forthcoming book: “Insecure, Awkward and Winning: Intersectionality of Race, Gender and Class” with Peter Lang Press, as well as, The Convergence Crisis, Ted Talk; Reimagining the Advertising Revolution and numerous articles. Joanna has created campaigns, strategies and research in workplace equity, media representation, visual culture, Millennial/GenZ perspectives and corporate social responsibility.

A graduate of Pratt, Howard University and The Philadelphia High School for Girls—Joanna holds a B.A.in Graphic Design/Advertising, M.S. in Visual Communications/Marketing and Ph.D. In Mass Communications/Psychology. An educator and administrator at Howard University, American University, Bowie State, Moore College of Art and Design—Joanna is a lead consultant with Cardinal Change and affiliate professor at St. Joseph’s University.