Currently, Johanna Mang is Head of Programmes, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD Austria, an organization committed to saving eyesight, improving the quality of life and advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities in underprivileged regions of the world. In response to recent major humanitarian crisis, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is engaged in Pakistan, Haiti, and East Africa/Ethiopia.
Before joining LIGHT FOR THE WORLD beginning of 2010, Johanna was Head of Unit ‘NGO Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid’ of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) since 2004. She also worked for many years for Austrian and international NGOs specialized in development cooperation and environmental protection; among those are World Wide Fund for Nature and CARE Österreich. She holds two master’s degrees, one in ‘Urban and Regional Planning’ (University of Technology, Vienna 1986) and the other in ‘Resource Policy’ (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 1990).
Johanna was born in Vienna in 1962