Joanna co-leads the London office’s gender initiative, Baker Women, which aims to ensure that there are no barriers to career progression for women at the firm. They have introduced agile working, mentoring circles, maternity coaching for leavers and returners, sponsorship programmes for high performers and reviews of data to understand when and why women leave the firm. She has also introduced a programme of female client networking events and are active supporters of HeforShe. Externally, Joanna is actively involved in the King’s College London Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and participated in its launch event panel with Chair, Julia Gillard. She mentors King’s College London female law students, and speaks regularly at industry events on the subject of gender equality and the challenges faced by the legal profession. Joanna is one of GIR’s 100 Women in Investigations, and is listed in the Who’s Who for Investigations 2018.

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