Filipa Fernandez | Business Developer

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Filipa Fernandez


Business Developer


Name: Filipa Fernandez Veiga da Silva

Age: 24

Place of birth: Aveiro, Portugal

Language spoken: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Graduate University: ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon

Graduate program: Master’s in Management




Name: Filipa Fernandez Veiga da Silva

Age: 24

Place of birth: Aveiro, Portugal

Language spoken: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Graduate University: ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon

Graduate program: Master’s in Management



Get to know Filipa

 

What is it that you do at Refugees Forward?

I provide guidance and support to the teams enrolled in our incubation program. Through lean strategies and learn-by-doing methodologies, I empower entrepreneurs to go the extra mile in following their dreams and face challenges. I believe in implementing processes that are scalable and sustainable.

What is the best thing about Refugees Forward?

Undoubtedly, the cultural richness we can find within the teams and the empowering mindset we follow.

What are things that make you happy in life?

The tiny things worth living for – getting lost in an unknown place, the smell of fresh bread in the morning, the proud sight of a friend, and of course the wet kisses of my baby godson.

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

Ten years from now, I would like to feel that my work had an impact on someone’s life. That means that I constantly need to do my work responsibly. I hope to be a wise woman and make my family and friends proud of me

If you could give us one piece of wisdom, what would it be?

Each person has his/her own past, feelings, personality, tastes… Respect that and treat every single person as a worthy human being.


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