Margarida Pinto Correia

Fundação EDP - Portugal

Margarida Pinto Correia, graduated in International Relations by ISCSP (Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas). She is currently managing the Social innovation at EDP Foundation, since the summer of 2013. At the Foundation the challenges are community structuring, fostering sustainable development and disruption of exclusion cycles, while promoting a positive social impact and validation of financing metrics aiming a future socially more efficient.
During the preceding nine years she has been director of Gil's foundation, which is focused on social reintegration of children with Chronic diseases and prolonged hospitalizations.
She always had a link to citizenship movements and volunteer actions, but early in her career and for 20 years she was devoted to the communication media, starting in the writing press, and developing afterwards extensive television and radio activities.