TheBridgeGlobal hopes to empower communities and individuals by providing them with the tools necessary to become a more active and engaged part of civil society. We believe that the development of a society is directly related to the awareness and education of its citizens. Through our social projects, we hope to convey the importance of good citizenship practices in creating sustainable and successful communities.
Who we are? What do we do?
TheBridgeGlobal specializes in social responsibility and creates projects that focus on citizenship education. It develops social products that are implemented through informing and educating young and adult members of society.
Founded in 2012 by Leonor Sá Machado, TheBridgeGlobal wants to build bridges of dialogue, cooperation and knowledge. It aims to connect people through social projects, bringing together the expertise of people who want to carry out projects with that of those who have the means to do so.
TheBridgeGlobal specializes in management consulting of Social Responsibility strategy that links public institutions, companies and civil society, in order to implement projects that impact and transform communities.
How and where we operate?
TheBridgeGlobal works in Angola and Brazil, developing projects related to empowerment, citizenship, education and social discrimination.
Using methodologies developed by the company and with a highly qualified team, TheBridgeGlobal forms local teams throughout several territories, in which it implements its projects.
TheBridgeGlobal aims to identify the different needs of society, and develop social projects that will address those needs.
During these projects, TheBridgeGlobal emphasizes the importance of the pedagogical and didactic training that participants receive, as well as the development and creation of training materials specific to each cause.
TheBridgeGlobal’s mission is to achieve cooperation between countries, institutions and people, with the aim of developing and implementing projects that will help minimize social problems at the local and global levels.
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.
ENIUCA BERNARDO DIOGO
Has a degree in Management from the Universidade Independente de Angola, acquired in 2014.
Professional qualifications include Computerized Admin. Worked as a sales promoter at NAIT Comercial for two years, as a secretary at Colegio da Paz for six months, and as a financial assistant at Luriframuly Lda for one year and six months.
Joined TheBridgeGlobal in 2016 as a Project Director, focusing on supporting team leaders and organizing general logistics.
Has training in Civil Construction from Centro Profissional do Cazenga. Worked in Administration with the Grupo Mota0Engil and acquired experience in Equipment Maintencance at the Nory group, Nova Rede.
Works at TheBridge as a driver, logistics supporter, doing material control and administrative work.
Pre-university education in Legal Economic Sciences.
Worked at ADPP in the didactic materials sales department from january 2011 to july 2013. Works at TheBridge since October 2013 as a PCA driver, as well as various other tasks. Participated in several social awareness projects carried out by TheBridge, working directly as a training officer in the national campaign for voter registration awareness.
Has a degree in Information Technology and System Development from Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology (South Africa).
Has experience in several internships relating to management and office administration, assembly and updating networks and computers.
Works at TheBridge as an Administrative Assistant, within the office capacity, compiling daily reports, updating databases, organizing logistics and contacting project directors.
Has a degree in Cinema and Television from the Instituto Superior Metropolitano de Angola, specializing in vídeo and image editing. Interned at CISCO-IMAGEM, a company specializing images and publicity, for six months. In addition, participated in several plays as an actor for approximately 15 years.
In 2014, he joined TheBridge as an actor for the project entitled “Uma Viagem ao Mundo da Ciencia e Tecnologia”, and the following year was a team manager for the project “Justinho e a mala fantástica” (for awareness on the importance of paying taxes).
In 2016, was a Civic Agents team leader on a project for the awareness of voter registration. Throughout these projects he had the opportunity to travel to all 18 Angolan provinces, lead teams and work in all the social projects that TheBridge implemented.
Has a degree in Comercial Management and Marketing from Gregorio Semedo University, completed in 2013.
Previously participated in youth support programs, having experience in group work.
Joined TheBrideGlobal in 2016 as a team leader for the project on awareness of voter registration.