Dr Jana Javornik
Associate Professor in Work and Employment Relations
Leeds University Business School
Dr Jana Javornik is a comparative Social Policy analyst, who has recently taken over the Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business at the University of East London. Jana has 15 years of experience working with international organisations such as the OECD, the UN and the EC, and is also affiliated with the Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation & Change at the Leeds University Business School, the Work Futures Research Centre at the University of Southampton, and Welfare Studies at Umeå University in Sweden and Iceland. Her work contributes to comparative welfare state research, with particular emphasis on social and family policies, workplaces, work-life interface and gender opportunity gaps. She investigates the subtle intersections between the welfare state, policy, labour and service markets, and paths to social sustainability and well-being.
She is in the top 100 (female) trailblazers who work toward creating equal societies.
Nominated for a Rising Star Award by the We are the City, for more details click here