Mírian Machado

Brazil Leadership Program

Mírian Machado
Director of Management and Projects
My pronouns are: she/her/hers
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I am based in: Paraty - Rio de Janeiro
THNK connection: THNKer , Brazil Leadership Program
I am from Paraty, Brasil, and have extensive qualifications in Creative Leadership (THNK School of Creative Leadership Amsterdam); and in Economic Assessment of Social Projects (Itaú Social and Cultural Management by COMCULTURA - UERJ). Specialist in Media, Information Technology and New Educational Practices - PUC Rio and graduated in Social Work from UFRJ.
I have been working in the third sector since 2006 in the following areas: culture, education and youth. Working in socio-cultural institutions in development and institutional executive management, projects, products and new businesses.
I worked directly with the CSOs: Instituto Stimulu Brasil – BID FUMIM and at Cinema Nosso. In 2019, I returned to Paraty and worked professionally as Executive Director of Cinema da Praça – Municipal Departament of Culture and since 2021 I lead the Deputy Superintendence of Management and Projects of the Casa da Cultura de Paraty.