Janae Wilkerson

Senior Development Writer

As Senior Development Writer, Janae helps ensure the Institute for Justice’s existing and potential donors hear about IJ’s latest case updates, victories, strategic research projects, and legislative and activism activities. She is committed to showing supporters the life-changing difference they make for IJ clients and thousands of Americans like them through IJ’s principled defense of constitutional rights.  

Prior to joining IJ in 2021, Janae was the Development Director for a state based policy think tank, and she is a director at the Harry W. Morrison Foundation. Janae graduated summa cum laude from Northwest Nazarene University with a bachelor’s degree in English and minor in philosophy.