7 - 30 June, 2021
| Digital

Dr Joanne Peter

Johnson & Johnson’s Global Community Impact
Director of Social Innovation

Dr. Joanne Peter is a Director of Social Innovation for Johnson & Johnson’s Global Community Impact team. Her work focuses on supporting and championing primary care nurses, midwives and community health workers – and their connection to communities – through the Johnson & Johnson Center for Health Worker Innovation.  Joanne specializes in the use of health technology in low-resource settings. She has provided philanthropic support and strategic input to a portfolio of mobile health programs over the last decade, including MomConnect and mMitra– mobile messaging services that have reached over 10 million mothers and babies with vital information on health, nutrition and early childhood development. Joanne trained in Medicine and International Development at the University of Cape Town and Oxford University respectively. She has spent her career in strategic philanthropy, including time with Google.org, the UN Foundation and DGMT working on a range of health, technology, and innovation programs.