Weanne is a Project Manager at the CUNY Center for Innovation in Mental Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) and her Masters of Public Health from Loma Linda University. Weanne was a Humanitarian Action Fellow for the Duke Global Policy Program in Geneva, interning at the World Health Organization where she was involved with the development of a risk assessment tool for 13 countries in Africa. Prior to moving to New York, she worked as a faculty member and research consultant for the Public Health Department at AUP. She has done community engagement work and research in the United States, Malawi, and the Philippines. She is currently a PhD Community Health and Health Policy student at the City University of New York.