Won the first prize of the Association of Journalists of Serbia Dimitrije Davidovic – European in free Serbia. In 2015, Ivana was the first winner of the Special Award Srđan Đurić for extraordinary personal contribution in the field of communication, assigned by the Serbian Public Relations Professional Society (DSOJ).
Over 14 years of experience in journalism and communications. As a student, she was an active member of the Independent Society of Journalists of Vojvodina, NUNS, DSOJ and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). She started her career in the media and continued in the Serbian Public Relations Professional Society where she was exceptionally engaged and continuously contributed to the advancement of the profession in Serbia.
In January 2012, she has started the professional portal Marketing mreža, which has been networking and educating colleagues from the profession, both from Serbia and the region. Ivana is also the creator and the organizer of very successful events in Serbia, such as the regional Forum of Communications Leaders IZAZOV and the national Festival of Integrated Communications KAKTUS. In the middle of 2018, Ivana has started the Marketing Network in the USA, and launched global startup, creative business platform AdNetwork.
Ivana was also a member of numerous professional juries in Serbia, the region and the world, including Epica Awards (France), White Square (Belarus), and from 2012 she is part of the media jury at the regional show BalCannes (Croatia).