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Filipa Almeida is working as a Research Fellow on the Center for Responsible Business & Leadership at Católica Lisbon, exploring how companies can embrace sustainable strategies to leverage their next level competitive advantage. She is also beginning her PHD in Management at Rotterdam School of Management. She mentors social business in different countries, is a trainer on social innovation bootcamps and teaches on executive education for different institutions. She is also part of the Community Board of one of the biggest worldwide community of social entrepreneurs – Makesense.

She was previously working as business developer and community manager at IES-Social Business School, mentoring dozens of social entrepreneurs around Europe, Africa and Middle East. Previously, she was serving as Economic Policy Advisor in the European Parliament, where she followed the developments in European economic and financial crisis and its spillovers.

She also worked in Business Development for Critical Software Brazil, she was Assistant professor of Microeconomics at the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics and worked for Deloitte Consulting, Strategy and Operations.

Filipa Almeida took her MSc of Business Administration in Católica Lisbon and holds a Bachelor in Economics in Católica Porto Business School.