Janka gained her first degree in English and Mathematics at ELTE Teacher Training College, Budapest, then continued with English and American Studies at ELTE. In 2000 received an MA at CEU in International Relations and European Studies. She also holds a certificate in Journalism.
Over the past years, Janka has had diverse work experience in the areas of education, media, public administration and event-organization: starting as a teacher of English, working at Freedom House, later engaging in online publishing at Sanoma, Budapest. Before coming to CEU, she was placed at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and also worked at Duna Televízió as a program announcer.
For over eight years she has been working at CEU Student Services, currently supervising the Student Life Office team.
Whenever possible she spends time outdoors: horse-riding, cycling and traveling.