Assistant Director, Corporate & Foundation RelationsJaana Hinkkanen is the assistant director of corporate and foundation relations at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). She is responsible for planning, implementing, and tracking the organization’s grant solicitation efforts.
Prior to joining NCLD, Jaana was the director of corporate and foundation relations at Mothers and Others for a Livable Planet and manager of corporate and foundation relations and the Family Service Agency of San Francisco. She also worked as program director at the Nature League, a youth environmental organization in Helsinki, Finland.
Jaana earned a M.A. in international development from Clark University and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Beyond work, Jaana is the mother of one son and is actively involved with her church, where she serves as a parish council and choir member.