Johanna Maria Boettner Kostinaovsky – Amani Institute

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Johanna Maria Boettner Kostinaovsky

Acceleration Coordinator,Koga Impact Lab, Transformadores

Born and raised in Asuncion, Paraguay, Johanna has a degree in architecture from the National University of Asuncion. She started her career in 2010 moving from draftman to site supervisor. Searching for a more meaningful career, Johanna has been a volunteer in Techo’s NGO since 2009 finding her passion in working for people. After obtaining her degree in 2013 she started working with Landia, a housing project for people in the BoP, as their project coordinator. Landia won the I3 Latam contest and was subsequently accelerated by New Ventures Mexico. In 2013 she created a program for social entrepreneurs called Transformadores, realizing that this was the path she wants to build her career in social change on. She moved on to work with Koga impact Lab in 2015, where she worked with a lot of entrepreneurs as the acceleration coordinator, learning about the whole ecosystem of impact entrepreneurship in Paraguay. Johanna is passionate about architecture, photography, design and social impact projects.