Johanna L.

United States


Ms. Johanna Leblanc is a foreign policy and national security professional. In 2016, Ms. Leblanc graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) from Indiana University- Robert H. McKinney School of Law where she focused on international law. Ms. Leblanc is currently pursuing a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in National Security and U.S. Foreign Affairs Law at The George Washington University School of law in Washington, D.C Ms. Leblanc also holds a Master of Science in Public Administration from Florida A&M University (FAMU), and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bethune- Cookman University (BCU). As a law student, due to some of her efforts on and off campus, she was named the “2015-2016 Outstanding Woman Student Leader” at Indiana University Robert H McKinney School of Law. Ms Leblanc is also the recipient for the 2016 Class of the Bethune-Cookman University 40 under 40 award. Throughout her law school career, she worked as an Adjunct Professor; advocated for better environmental policies; raised awareness to housing issues impacting immigrants; worked on women’s rights issues both internationally and locally; and served on various boards in Indianapolis as a way to contribute positively to her community. She has worked extensively in Southeast-Asia, Southern and Western Africa on access to legal justice, child marriage issues, and electoral reforms. Ms. Leblanc is currently a member of the Military Observation Commission Project (MOCP) and she has been nominated by the Pentagon to (a) attend; (b) observe; (c) analyze; (d) critique; and (e) report on military commission war crimes hearings at Guantanamo Bay. Ms. Leblanc's ultimate goal is to influence policies that will have a direct political, social, and economical impact on the Middle East and Western Africa.


  • tertiary education
  • legislation / regulations
  • environmental policy
  • law
  • governance
  • goal global
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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