Ana Janošev

Social Impact Award


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 build capacity among early-stage entrepreneurs and foster cross-sector dialogues on the topic of social entrepreneurship. Based in Vienna, Austria, she is leading a diverse team of 100+ SIA team members and is overseeing the community growth and strategic development. Moreover, Ana is an experienced workshop and event facilitator, trained in design thinking and organizational development. She enjoys designing events which 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 Razlivalište (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. In 2022, Ana was received a recognition as Top 100 Women in Social Enterprise by Euclid Network.

What does inner wellbeing mean to you?

Being content from within with the life you have, finding spaces to engage and re-connect with yourself and your purpose.

Are there any rituals or practices you use to enhance your wellbeing?

Exercise, long walks, reading

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