Ana Janošev

Based in Vienna, Austria, Ana is leading a diverse team of 100+ SIA team members and is overseeing community growth and strategic development. Ana is also involved in ensuring SIA has sufficient funds to operate the teams in Austria and Germany and supports the local SIA hosts in their fundraising efforts. Finally, she supports team development, ensuring that employees of SIA are thriving in their workplace.



Ana Janosev, in her role as the Managing Director, is leading Social Impact Award, one of the world’s largest communities of early-stage social entrepreneurs under 30, active in Europe, Africa and Asia. Ana is committed to building capacity among early-stage entrepreneurs and fostering cross-sector dialogues on the topic of social entrepreneurship.

Moreover, Ana is an experienced workshop and event facilitator, trained in design thinking and organizational development. She enjoys designing events that bring people together and is curious about how people connect in different settings. Ana is a frequent speaker and moderator at events and conferences with a focus on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and youth advocacy.

Before she joined Social Impact Award in 2018, Ana was a Program and Partnerships Manager at Razlivaliste (Serbia), coordinating Social Impact Award Serbia and other youth programs, with a strong focus on fundraising. Ana holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs. She received two scholarships from the U.S. Department of State for education in the U.S. Ana was recognized by Euclid Network as a Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise in 2022.