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Baevski, Joanna

Occupation
Philanthropist

Summary

Joanna Baevski is the granddaughter of Russian migrant Simcha Baevski, better known as Sidney Myer.

The only daughter of Prue Boyd (q.v.) and Kenneth Myer, Joanna Baevski is a Director of The Myer Foundation. She is Vice-President of the Governance Committee, and a member of the Social Justice Committee, the Water Committee and the Environment Grant Making Committee. She represents The Myer Foundation as a council member of the organisation Our Community, and is a board member of Australians for Just Refugee Programs.

A member of Philanthropy Australia, Joanna Baevski is also a supporter of the Victorian Women's Trust.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.myerfoundation.org.au/main.asp - accessed 16012003 and Dynastries by Julie Browning and Laurie Critchley.

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