Joanna is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Live Action, a national non-profit that seeks to educate on abortion and the humanity of the preborn. She is involved with major gift donors, content creation and oversees relationships with outside influencers.
In 2007 Joanna became heavily involved with a pregnancy clinic in Santa Monica, CA. She quickly realized she had a passion for young women and the struggles they face with choices related to sexuality and relationships. Joanna left the film industry and took on the role of Director for Reality Check, a non-profit teen pregnancy and STD prevention program. From 2010-2012, Joanna developed the program into a nationally replicated STD and teen pregnancy prevention curriculum, while simultaneously speaking to over 10,000 teens annually in the Los Angeles area.
She has been featured in numerous documentaries and as a guest commentator for both radio and television, including the Focus on the Family documentary, Irreplaceable. She has been a regular fixture at conferences around the world, speaking along side such notable personalities as Bob Goff, Francis Chan, and David Crowder. She has also partnered to produce content for Chevy with the popular website, Mommy Loves Tech, as well as collaborating on content with the Plain Jane Project and notable personalities including Candace Cameron Bure and Rebecca St. James.