Who we are and what we do?
TheBridgeGlobal creates projects of a great social impact that it implements in a different way, to people and communities, with the aim of making a better and fairest society.
Founded in 2012 by Leonor Sá Machado, TheBridgeGlobal wants to make bridges. Bridges of help, of dialogue, of co-operation, of knowledge. Bridges linking people through social projects it develops.
Bridges that bring together people who want to do with people who can do, so that other people have a better life.
TheBridgeGlobal is a specialized consultant in management of Social Responsibility strategy that links public institutions, companies and civil society, in order to implement projects that impact and transform the society.
Where and how we act?
TheBridgeGlobal acts in Angola and Brazil, and develops projects related to capacitation, citizenship, education and social discrimination, for most disadvantaged niches, that unite people to make a better and fairer society.
Through methodologies developed by the company and with a highly qualified team, TheBridgeGlobal forms local teams, throughout the territories, in which it implements its social projects.
It is part of the DNA of TheBridgeGlobal, to identify the different needs in society, and develop social projects that will fill those needs.
Mission, Vision and Values
TheBridgeGlobal mission is to achieve the co-operation between countries, companies/institutions and people with the aim to develop and implement projects that will help to reduce social problems, in a global and local level.
TheBridgeGlobal wants to reach the other side of the bridge and make the difference in someone’s life, of entire communities.
LEONOR SÁ MACHADO
Professional with a solid experience in Marketing and Communication, Leonor Sá Machado held positions of high responsibility and technical knowledge.
Between the years 1987 and 2013, was executive of important multinational companies in Portugal and Spain, such as Johnson & Johnson, Bimbo - the Earthgrains Group,
Heinz and Renova in Portugal and Spain and at Banco Espirito Santo in Angola. She was voted as the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year by Maximum magazine in Portugal.
She founded TheBridgeGlobal in 2012, company of Social Responsibility Company, from which she is president, in order to act in Brazil and Angola in social responsibility projects.
Degree in Childhood Education at Childhood Educators School Maria Ulrich in Lisbon completed in 2005.
Deep experience in the application of teaching methods, in work with children from 2 to 12 years, during six years in the group O Parque Schools. This experience was developed and applied in TheBridgeGlobal, team that joined in 2013, starting the activity in the offices of São Paulo with the responsibility of Management of Education Projects of the Company, in Brazil and Angola.
Degree in Marketing and Publicity, and also trained in HTML programming. Developed over three years, his activity in Fullsix group in the area of Programming and Website
Development for international clients, also working with creativity and image in social networks.
In 2012, joins the TheBridgeGlobal project as Director of Operations, where he takes the responsibility for the logistical implementation of projects developed in Angola and Brazil.
With a large experience in the area of domestic violence as Coordinator of the Coordination of Women's City of São Paulo, is currently Director of the Relationship at
TheBridge. Her mission is to reinforce the TheBridgeGlobal brand image in the market, closing links with customers, partners and employees.
Her great knowledge of the mechanisms of action for implementation of social projects in Brazil is, certainly, an added value to the effectiveness of the company in the market.
With training in Product Design and Psychology, she developed in TheBridgeGlobal the function of Project Technical, responsible for supporting social actions with the community.
The 2 years of experience with autistic children and children of addicts, combined with training in psychology, prepared her for a more dedicated work in the field of special education.
FRANCISCO AZEVEDO COUTINHO
With training in the Solicitors area, developed throughout his life projects of interest to the communities where he lived, supporting, through volunteering, social causes
with children between 8 and 15 years in education and leisure.
In TheBridgeGlobal, as project officer supports the implementation of various education projects in Angola and Brazil.