Joana is an award-winning 16-year-old entrepreneur from Oxford, currently studying for her A-levels at Oxford High School (Computer Science, Economics, Maths, Spanish). As well as excelling in her educational studies, she is the founder of three successful startups, a podcast show and an Economics magazine.

She has set up a popular code-club for 7-17-year-olds, as well as teaching computer science and internet safety workshops to disadvantaged pupils. She also teaches science lessons and has delivered talks at a variety of schools and University on Business, STEM and Misogyny, both to students and teachers. Further to talks, she has sat on, and chaired, panels for the University of Cambridge, Girl Guides, STEMettes and most recently, Facebook.

Her three passions lie in STEM, Entrepreneurship and feminism, which she advocates for through every activity she is involved in.

Her proudest achievement was being named the Young Star at the Women of the Future Awards 2017, having been a finalist the year before in the Rising Star category of the FDM Women in Technology Awards.