Ioanna was trained as an architect at the University of Patras where she gained her Diploma with Distinction. During her studies, she took part in various academic activities, worked in a series of research programs in Urban Design and Housing and was also selected as a research member for the 3rd Athens Workshop with Princeton University School of Architecture.
She was member of the curatorial team for the Greek Pavilion at the 14th Biennale of Venice 2014, curated by Professor Yannis Aesopos and was also part of the design team of Yannis Aesopos Architecture Proposal for Elaionas, for the Municipality of Athens. In the following years, she collaborated with Panagiotis Sarlis and LOT architects, working for the design of residential, commercial and renovation projects, gaining experience in all design levels from concept to completion.
Ioanna has taken part in architectural competitions and has been distinguished, while her work has been exhibited and published on international and national level, such as for the 13th Biennale of Venice, Goethe Institut and the 8th Pan-Hellenic Exhibition of Architectural Work.