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Country Chair: Stephan Morais

Portugal

globaldignity.org/portugal

O Dia Global da Dignidade realiza-se em diferentes países do mundo. Os eventos da dignidade são organizados em escolas e consistem numa sessão onde são feitos exercícios em grupo sobre o tema da dignidade.

Em Portugal, o primeiro Dignity Day aconteceu em 2014 e atingiu cerca de 200 alunos numa escola; em 2015 envolveu 1000 alunos em 4 escolas; em 2016 as sessões contaram com 3000 alunos em 30 escolas; e em 2017 os números continuaram a subir, desta vez para 3500 alunos em 64 escolas.

2018 – Em Portugal o evento vai ser realizado em diferentes espaços, sobretudo em escolas mas também em contextos de educação não formal. A maior parte das sessões vão ser realizadas no dia 23 de outubro. No entanto, a comemoração deste dia poderá também ser celebrado numa outra data, caso existam impedimentos para a realizar no dia 23.

Os parceiros nacionais do Dia Global da Dignidade 2018 são:

Secretária de Estado para a Cidadania e a Igualdade
Global Shapers Lisbon
Programa Escolhas
Alto Comissariado para as Migrações, I.P.
Direção Geral da Educação
Instituto Português do Desporto e da Juventude

Stephan Morais

Country Chair For Portugal

Stephan Morais is the founder and Managing General Partner of Indico Capital Partners (www.indicocapital.com), a leading venture capital firm based Portugal. He was formerly an Executive Board Member at Caixa Capital, the Private Equity and Venture Capital fund management company of Caixa Geral de Depósitos with potential 700 Million Euros under management, where he led Venture Capital and co-led Private Equity investments. While at Caixa Capital, he led the most relevant international investment rounds of Portuguese technology companies. He has been a Non-Executive Director and Independent Board Advisor in numerous companies.

With a diversified background as an investment banker, consultant, entrepreneur and CEO, he has lived in 8 countries and 4 continents over the last 21 years. He is also an Advisor to the European Commissioner of Science and Innovation, Past Chairman of the European Venture Finance Network and Past Board Member of the European Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and Board Member of the International Venture Club. He is an Entrepreneurship Expert with the Entrepreneurship Center at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and an Independent Senior Associate Partner at AMROP, Executive Search.

Appointed as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010, he holds a degree in Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon), and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French.