• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0428

Baevski, Joanna

  • Occupation Philanthropist


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.

Published resources

  • Book Section
    • The Patriarch's Will: The Myers, Browning, Julie, 2002
  • Resource
    • Trove

Related entries

  • Mother
    • Boyd, Prudence (Prue) Marjorie (1925 - 2005)
  • Related Women
    • Myer, Margery (Merlyn) Baillieu (1900 - 1982)