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.
legislation / regulations
Interested in learning more about this Devex member?
With a Recruitment Account, you can view the full profile & CV for this member and other professionals around the world. Click here to know more!
Already a member? Just sign in.
Orjoin to message other community members on Devex.