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Joanna Shell

Policy Associate

Joanna joined the National Housing Trust in 2019 as the Public Policy Fellow, where she supports the work of the State and Local, and Federal Policy Directors. In addition, she develops content for PrezCat, NHT's national online catalog of state and local preservation policies.

Joanna graduated from University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French and is currently a Master in Public Policy candidate at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy where she focuses her coursework on Urban and Social policy.

Prior to enrolling in graduate school, Joanna worked as a Project Manager at an international development firm, where she managed the contractual implementation of projects located in Mali, West Africa.