Jaana Denisova (she/her)
Areas of expertise and interest: intercultural communication, social inclusion and participatory practices, artist residencies, co-creation and cross-pollination practices, community building, cultural mediation, cultural production, service design
Diversity training working languages: English, Finnish, Russian
Jaana is a translator, communications specialist, cultural producer, and Diversity Agent. She has a degree in linguistics from the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and has graduated as an Executive Master in EU studies from Centre International de Formation Européenne. She has also completed a programme in cultural management at Humak University of Applied Sciences.
Jaana's expertise is rather diverse. She has been actively involved in promoting intercultural dialogue, connectivity, cultural equity, and participatory practices, among others through her work in the international project «Agents of Change: Mediating Minorities», Tampere Intercultural Art community and Ukraine Solidarity Residencies programme.
Jaana has done DEI work with: Cultura Foundation, Korjaamo, City of Tampere, Turku City Theatre