Junior Professional - Communication and Public Affairs
Of German and Chilean nationalities. Juana is responsible of maintaining the Foundation’s information dissemination and strategic communication.
Juana studied at the University of Mannheim, at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago de Chile and the Free University of Berlin. With a B.A. in Culture and Economics and a master’s degree of Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies, Juana has specialized on cultural and diplomatic relations between Germany and Latin America. Before joining the EU-LAC-Foundation, Juana gained significant working experience at one of Germany’s political foundations (Konrad Adenauer Foundation), the Federal Foreign Office, as well as at the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), creating dialogue processes to strengthen multilateral cooperation. Juana also worked in transregional research-projects, investigating EU-LAC relations historically. She speaks Spanish, English and German fluently and has good knowledge of Portuguese and French.