Joanne Verano

Advancement Officer – Campaign and Proposal Writer

Working at Pearson College UWC since 2019
Country of Origin: Philippines


BA Art Studies, University of the Philippines
MA Arts Administration, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Best thing about Pearson College UWC according to me

Beautiful campus and the amazing diverse community


Choir, Outrigger Canoe, Hiking

Must-have item for life at Pearson

Warm, comfortable clothing!

Favourite place

Olympic National Park

Interesting fact

I worked as an usher just so I could see Wagner’s Ring Cycle for free, the first time it was performed in Canada in its entirety. I got to see it three times which was roughly 45 hours of opera!