Joana Hassan

Manager of Global Ethanol Programs
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Joana serves as the Ethanol Programs Coordinator for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products worldwide.

In this capacity, Hassan provides support to the global ethanol market development team, organizing staff and member travel and making arrangements for visiting teams, facilitating program planning, correspondence, reports, data and information management and contracting.

Joana holds a master’s degree in Business & Management from University of Maryland, College Park and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Mount Holyoke College.


About The U.S. Grains Council

The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at