Staff Team

Venessa Hanson


Social Media Project Officer 



Venessa Hanson is the Social Media Project Officer of ICAN, supporting digital campaigns and finding new and engaging ways to educate people about nuclear weapons and the urgency to eliminate them.

Passionate about women in international security and disarmament, Venessa is currently a DE&I officer for Women in Foreign Policy and an advocacy advisor for Scrap Weapons where she is actively involved with the Feminist Leadership in Disarmament project.Previously, Venessa worked with the Peace Walking Man Foundation where she supported the organization of peaceful vigils and participated in discussions at the European Parliament on the traceability of Coltan in DRC. She holds a degree in International Studies with French from the University of Buckingham and enjoys creating content to raise awareness on GBV in her free time.

Say hi to Venessa on ICAN's Instagram and TikTok.