Maria Pava


Social Entrepreneur, Creative Strategist and Producer with over 15 years of education and creative industries experience. Have served as a leader of multifaceted projects from brief to execution, formulating, developing and executing impactful strategic partnerships, raising funds to benefit sustainability and social innovation projects. Focused on how the rapid development of tourism impacts local communities and environments, she created a roadmap tool to design Sustainable Development Projects with local Communities published in the UNWTO platform. For over 2 years, has served as a consultant to shape the CSR and Sustainability Department for Nômade hotels. Her mission is to leverage creativity and collaboration as sustainable and profitable resources for socioeconomic development, by connecting, co-creating and promoting projects that focus on culture-led development and a range of non-monetized benefits, such as innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.