Inês Santos Silva
Chief Activist Officer & Co-Founder of Portuguese Women in Tech
Inês Santos Silva is the Managing Partner at Aliados Consulting, an innovation consulting firm that empowers people and organisations to move towards a sustainable future.
On the side, Inês is also a Co-founder and Chief Activist at Portuguese Women in Tech, a community focus on attracting more women to tech and on supporting those that are already working in technology.
Since 2010, Inês has been one of the most active drivers of the Portuguese startup scene. After co-founding Startup Pirates, a one-week pre-acceleration program for aspiring entrepreneurs (presence in 40 cities around the world), PortugalStartups.com, a news portal about the Portuguese startup scene (sold to ESPACIO Media Incubator) and many other startup programs, Inês worked as a Special Adviser at the Cabinet of the Portuguese Secretary of State of Industry where she worked on startup public policy.
Inês is an alumna of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program and of THNK, School of Creative Leadership and a Marshall Memorial Fellow, by the German Marshall Fund. Inês is also a founding member of the Global Shapers Lisbon Hub from the World Economic Forum.