Jana started her career by graduating with a LLB degree from Stellenbosch University before qualifying as an Attorney and later also as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. Following her experience in the legal profession, she has worked in a diverse range of roles and sectors. She spent the majority of her career working with and in non-profits, including roles where she had to manage large teams and projects and operate at an executive level. She later obtained her MBA (cum laude) in 2016 from the University of Stellenbosch Business School, where she also volunteered on a part-time basis to mentor entrepreneurs as part of their Small Business Academy.
Jana is passionate about leadership development, women in business and entrepreneurship. She believes that access to a good education is a non-negotiable requirement to building a future in which every person has the opportunity to succeed and be the best they can be.