Joanna Nim Heung Yeung

Community Learning Officer

At the age of 10, Joanna emigrated from Hong Kong to live in the UK. In 1992, she moved from Lincoln to London, where she was exposed to more of the multicultural life of Britain and became an active member of several local youth clubs, representing the needs and interests of young people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Since 2000, Joanna has worked in voluntary and organisations and local government building relationships and engaging community groups to take an active role in developing a positive social well being for themselves and others.

Joanna was awarded the Museums Association’s Diversify bursary in 2004, it funded her Masters study of Museum Management at the University of Greenwich. Her dissertation involving research in Chinese audiences at London museums was awarded a distinction.

She currently works as a community learning officer at the Natural History Museum, developing partnership projects and working with under-represented audiences. Her most recent projects include, Black History Month, Diverse City Season, China in London, Slavery and the Natural World and Following Footprints.

Joanna was a Finalist of The Pearl Award for Most Promising Young Newcomer in 2005 and is based in London.

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Updated on 12 April, 2008


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