Daniela plays a part in project teams for corporate philantropy, strategies and social responsibility policies, stakeholder engagement and educational programs. During her bachelors in management at NOVA SBE, she has not only worked as a Research Assistant at NOVAfrica (Study Center for Economic Development) treating data resulted from participatory qualitative field research, but has also been the Head of Students’ Union Social Action, founding both NOVA SU Scholarship Program and StoryMakers Talks, and organizing several blood collections, solidarity nights, food banks and a youth art exhibition. Her experience as a dancer at Wessex Dance Academy, UK, led her to the MA in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Education and Management, at Maastricht University, where she completed her thesis on how dance could be used as a tool for social inclusion at-risk youth. During her master’s, she was accepted at Development Committee at United Nations Student Association. Today, Daniela also works as an assistant professor at NOVA SBE in Communication, Leadership and Ethics and as Invigilator for British Council Cambridge Certifications.
In her previous experience, we highlight the internship at EDP Group where she deepeed her knowledge in reporting tools and the several projects where she has volunteered: Transformers as a dance teacher in vulnerable neighbourhoods, A Par where she created a kit of reporting tools and Dress for Success, preparing women for job interviews. Her biggest aspiration is following a professional career capable of leveraging global development and individual welfare, through encouraging change and supporting companies to integrate more sustainable and social responsible practices into their business models and governance policies.
Bachelor Degree in Management at NOVA SBE, and Master in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Education and Management at Maastricht University.