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Johanna Damboeck

Junior Professional Officer / Social Development, West Africa

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Johanna Damboeck joined the Bank in 2016 as Junior Professional Officer in the Social Development team of the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice of the World Bank Group. She has been working on preparing and implementing operations addressing fragility, conflict and violence drivers in Africa and MENA (e.g., in Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Djibouti, DRC, and Niger) as well as analytical work related to forced displacement and the socio-economic reintegration of ex-combatants.

Before joining the World Bank Group, Johanna worked in various organizations, including the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Nations (UNODC and UNIDO) and NGOs (Bolivia, India, Jordan and Kenya) on issues related to human rights, forced displacement, gender equality and GBV, organized crime, drugs and anti-corruption.

She holds a Master’s degree in Advanced International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Bachelor degrees in Political Science and International Development from the University of Vienna (with an exchange year at the University of Nottingham), and a Postgraduate Program Certificate in International Development Cooperation from the Humboldt University of Berlin.