Elizabeth Ponte was a participant of the 1st Edition of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme.

Elizabeth is a Brazilian arts manager and researcher, with extensive experience in the non-profit sector and new management models for cultural public policies. German Chancellor Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2018/2019) and Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Arts and Media Management (KMM Hamburg). From 2010 to 2018 was Institutional Director of NEOJIBA Program (Centers for Youth and Children’s Orchestras of the State of Bahia). Author of the book “For a public culture: Social Organizations, OSCIPs and non-state public management in the area of culture”. Since 2013 is member of the Board of the Brazilian Association of Social Organizations of Culture (ABRAOSC).

“The Global Cultural Leadership Programme was a unique opportunity to meet cultural leaders from all over the world and to increase my awareness of the diversity of ways to be a cultural leader in the21st century. This experience will resonate in my professional activities for a long time.”

In order to introduce themselves and their organisations, the participants prepared a poster presenting 4 elements – Me, My organisation, My Project and My Dream.

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