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 (http://leadershipsummitportugal.com/) 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.
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: Europeias2019.com 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.
"100 Oportunidades": This project 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 33 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 every year.