Giovanna Estefania Ramírez Ruiz received her professional degree in Electronic Engineering, as well as a Master's Degree in Development and Integral Project Management. She is also a certified aviation pilot and analog astronaut recognized by aerospace training centers in Poland, Mexico and the United States. She is a Professor of the master's program in aerospace engineering at the San Buenaventura University and the Julio Garavito Colombian School of Engineering. Past president of the professional chapter Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society- AESS Colombia section (2019-2021); Former fellow of the Japan Global Space consortium, Researcher and developer of a space mission through a HeptaSat-satellite. She has worked in the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation and in the Postgraduate School of the Colombian Air Force. She has been involved in several national and international research projects in cooperation with IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), UNISEC (University Space Engineering) and the Colombian Air Force. She has recognitions such as: "Successful Women Award Colombia 2020" in the Science and Technology category, Best Young professional IEEE 2019. Entrepreneur of the year 2018 'with the JULIO GARAVITO award', and Author of the "Genius Pamper" invention. Recognized as Young Promise by COLPARMEX, and selected as Recipient of the International Galileo Chair by COLPARMEX.
Giovanna was elected to the Board of Governors on 18 June 2023 (partial term).