Europe ● Portugal

Lisbon Hub

The Lisbon Hub is a cohort of young and humble individuals fully dedicated to contributing to the solution of problems within their wider community and region. Members' backgrounds range from law, entrepreneurship, finance and art, enabling the space for projects and impact in diverse areas areas. The Hub' main focus are education, culture and sustainability. Our current projects are:

Global Dignity Day: Consists of a two-hour training on the subject of dignity, directed to students in primary and high school. It takes place in the month of October and is a day celebrated around the world. In 2018, this inititiave reached more than 4000 students in underprivileged schools around the country.

Leadership Summit Portugal: The Leadership Summit Portugal is co-organized by the Global Shapers Lisbon Hub. In 2019, it will be the third year edition and the motto for this year´s conference is "Are We Going Together?". The Global Shapers Lisbon also launches a Pitch Competition selecting up to two Shapers from the Global Shapers Community to come to Lisbon as speakers and share the stage with some top notch speakers in the leadership area. For 2020, the motto is "In what can we trust?". More info at:

Observador Opinião: The Lisbon Shapers have partnered with the Observador newspaper and are invited to provide their opinion on a relevant topic every week. The piece provides a platform to voice issues to improve Portugal. Check the articles here.

2019 European Elections: aimed to increase voter turnout in Portugal for the European Parliament elections of May 2019. The main outcome of the project was a webpage where voters could find all relevant information about the different parties, answering the question who are the parties I can vote for in these elections and what do they stand for?

Boost Impact: Born with the goal of using collective knowledge and the community of shapers and their networks to support high-impact initiatives in Portugal. We organize a monthly event focused on one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, selecting 2 social startups / organizations to pitch their main biggest challenges. Participants then provide ideas and resources to support the organizations. 

Reshaping the Future of Business: The BCSD (Business Council for Sustainable Development) Portugal and the Global Shapers Lisbon brought together a group of organizations, selected for their interest in being part of the solution to the climate crisis, using a collaborative thinking methodology, drawing on the collective wisdom of the participants to identify opportunities and the unique role that each organization can play towards accelerating the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

International Conference “Lisboa Roadmap for the Future of Work”: A partnership between Lisbon City Council, the World Economic Forum and ISEG Executive Education, in which the Global Shapers Lisbon have been involved since the kick-off in November 2019, and that tackles employment and employability challenges at the core of Lisbon’s agenda for the future. More info at:

"100 Oportunidades": This project launched in January 2020 in national TV and aims to give voice to young people in the media, making sure people our age can voice problems and solutions to the most current topics. It consists into a list of 100 people under 35 years old in Portugal into 20 diverse categories (e.g. economics, finance, arts, sports, health, science, sustainability, etc.) that the Global Shapers Lisbon Hub curate and renew 2 years. More info at: 


27 members


Sara Sousa

Joined 24 Jun 2020


Tomás Pessoa e Costa

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Isabel Abreu Lima

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Nevin Alija

Joined 27 Jun 2020

Nuno Carneiro

Joined 13 Apr 2019

Filipa Correia de Araújo

Joined 23 Feb 2017

David Cruz e Silva

Joined 29 Jun 2020

João Duarte

Joined 10 Apr 2019

James Ellsmoor

Joined 10 Feb 2020

Ricardo Figueiredo

Joined 30 Dec 2020

Duarte Gouveia

Joined 2 Apr 2019

João Hugo Silva

Joined 15 Jan 2022

Pedro Líbano Monteiro

Joined 25 Oct 2018

João Marecos

Joined 13 Mar 2015

Eliane Neto

Joined 30 Dec 2020

Carolina Pereira

Joined 23 Apr 2020

Afonso Reis Cabral

Joined 23 Feb 2017

Pedro Rocha e Mello

Joined 16 Jan 2022

Maria Fernanda Santos Souza

Joined 19 Mar 2019

James Tattersfield

Joined 6 Jun 2019

Diogo Vieira da Silva

Joined 25 Jun 2020

Beatriz Esperança

Joined 30 Dec 2020

Francisco Guimarães

Joined 27 Jun 2020

Joao Kopke

Joined 25 Jun 2020

Anna Masiello

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Tiago Quaresma

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Maria Raimundo

Joined 29 May 2020

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