Joanna McKelvey

Joanna McKelvey

Communications Assistant, Bethesda, MD

Education & Certification

University of Michigan

Joanna McKelvey, the communications assistant for Child Trends, assists with the day-to-day operations of the communications team. Prior to working at Child Trends, Joanna interned with the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA). There, she created content for NFPRHA’s social media accounts and was the lead intern on a Medicaid research project. Joanna graduated from the University of Michigan with a double major in communication studies and psychology and a minor in gender and health. Her primary interest is the translation of research into accessible, easily understandable information and products.