Valetta (2016)
1 Dec 2016

Elizabeth Ponte, GCLP 2016

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

Elizabeth is a Brazilian cultural manager, researcher, and consultant. She is the Vice-chair of the Brazilian Association of Social Cultural Organizations (ABRAOSC) and Associate Researcher at the Observatory of Creative Economy of Bahia – Brazil (OBEC-BA). Previously, she was Institutional Director of NEOJIBA Program (Centers for Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Bahia) (2010 -2018) and German Chancellor Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2018/2019). In Germany, as guest researcher of the Institute of Arts and Media Management in Hamburg (KMM Hamburg), she developed the project Quality for Culture ( Since 2020, she has been working in Brazil as an organizational consultant, researcher and facilitator in several training programs, workshops, and webinars. 

“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 the 21st century. This experience will resonate in my professional activities for a long time.”