Hanna Takemoto is a Communications Associate at UNU-IAS. She develops and implements English-language communications strategies to promote the institute’s activities and outputs.
Originally from Poland, Hanna is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she earned an MA in Library and Information Science with a specialisation in Diversity and Inclusion. She also holds a BA in Film Studies from the University of British Columbia.
Hanna is passionate about connecting people with information to create more inclusive and sustainable communities. Prior to joining UNU-IAS, she has held a variety of positions in the fields of education and library services in Canada, Japan, Iran, and the United States. Her professional interests include information literacy, scholarly communication, and serving the information needs of marginalised populations.