Pamela Johnson

Program Teaching Staff
International Centre for Women's Leadership

Pamela Johnson facilitates the Canadian Women’s Foundation Leadership Institute at Coady – a year long blended program for women leaders working in the community economic development (CED) and non-profit sectors.  She also co-designed and co-facilitates Coady’s Diploma elective on Inclusive Urban Economies. Pamela has designed and delivered workshops that focus on Person Directed Planning, translating legislation into action, Women in CED and inclusive education. Pamela's work has included the application of gender analysis tools, participatory action research (local and international), and board governance. She has translated her research and work experience into her curriculum and has been invited as a panellist focusing on her work on gender, disability and the application of intersectional analysis. Pamela has won awards for her community engagement and for stakeholder/partner relations. Prior to coming to the Coady, she spent over 20 years’ working and volunteering in the non-profit sector, as an adult educator and as a planner/facilitator for the provincial government. 



Manning, S.M., Johnson, P., & Acker-Vernay, J. (2016). Uneasy intersections: critical understandings of gender and disability in global development. Third World Thematics. StFX access link. Abstract

Nyugen, Thuy, Johnson, Pamela. (2016) in press. Transnational activism in the context of disability rights: Re-constructing methodologies for change.

Leviten-Reid, C., Johnson, P., & Miller, M. (2014). Supported housing in a small community: Effects on consumers, suggestions for change. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 33(3), 57-69. Link.