Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu is a researcher on women and land with the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. Her work focuses on the impacts of large-scale commercial land deals on women and communities in Africa and Asia.
Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Juliana taught at Iowa State University and the University of Buea (Cameroon). She also co-founded a girls’ school in Cameroon focused on science, technology, and mathematics.
Juliana has a PhD in sociology and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University, and a Master’s Degree in public policy. She speaks French and Bafaw.