Ivana is engaged since 2009 in Smart Kolektiv in development, management and monitoring of various programs that support social entrepreneurs ranging from incubators and training programs, to financing schemes and advocacy coalitions. Through education and support programs, she cooperated with over 100 social enterprises and young entrepreneurs and advised them in the areas of business idea development, business model, social impact, access to finance and partnerships with the private sector. She participates in the work of the Coalition for Social Entrepreneurship Development, coordinates the work of the Social Economy Network Serbia and manages the social enterprise Good Bag. Ivana has graduated Sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and has gained informal education on business planning, marketing, impact investing and social impact management through various educational programs in Serbia and Europe. Since 1999 she has been active in the civil sector as an activist, educator and project manager.