Posts byDr Joann Fildes

Dr Joann Fildes has been Head of Research and Evaluation at Mission Australia for four years and at Mission Australia for nine years. She has worked on a number of projects including the Youth Survey and on research projects covering homelessness issues, including the cost of youth homelessness and Housing First solutions to reducing homelessness. She has also worked on several research projects focusing on how to best strengthen communities and collective impact. Additionally, Dr Fildes has been instrumental in building Mission Australia’s internal capacity to report on impact and outcomes. Prior to working with Mission Australia, she was a lecturer at the University of Adelaide in the Anthropology department.