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IE Portugal Club Madrid Chapter 2019 Activities

Written on July 9, 2019 by Campus Life in Geographic

Club Fair
4th February 2019

The Portuguese flag was present at the Club Fair. The three coordinators, all MBA students, introduced the club activities to all visitors and collected valuable feedback to plan the mandate ahead. Also, it was an extremely valuable opportunity to connect both with other Portuguese students and IE staff members, and obviously to motivate them to join the events that the club is preparing for the next months.

Company visit – Gilead
19th February 2019
On the 19th of February, we had the pleasure to welcome Gilead a the IE Campus for a company presentation. Gilead is a research-based pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines.

First, Maria Rio Presa, the General Manager for Spain, introduced the company and its values, explaining how they reflect in the company culture and on everyday work. She also made a reflection on her career and on the challenges faced by women in the workplace. Then, Luis Armenteros, Director of Marketing, followed by presenting an overview of his career path and the work he is conducting in Gilead. At last, Diogo Medina, Senior Manager, presented is work on the FOCUS program, which aims at increasing early diagnosis of HIV and Hepatitis.

At the end, participants had the opportunity of interacting with the speakers in an informal Q&A session. Questions included the profiles in which the company is interested, and the day-to-day activities of each one of the employees which were present.

This event was organized by the Portugal Club Madrid Chapter in collaboration with the IE Careers service.

Portuguese dinner
28 March 2019
The first Portuguese dinner of the year took place at the restaurant Madere, which serves several typical dishes of the Portuguese cuisine. This dinner was an opportunity to connect the Portuguese community at IE Business school.

Global Village
4th April 2019
The Portugal Club and its three coordinators were present at the Global Village. This was an excellent opportunity to showcase Portuguese food and culture to the IE community, and to network with fellow students and staff members. We had an assortment of the typical Portuguese sausages (farinheira, alheira and morcela) and pasteis de nata, one of the main sweet delicacies our country has to offer.

Sofia de Figueiredo Ribeiro

President of IE Portugal Madrid Chapter


Business Networking at the Spanish Embassy in Portugal

Written on February 18, 2014 by Campus Life in Social

Event at the Spanish Embassy in Portugal (28.01.2014)

Source of the photo: CCILE.

Last January 28th, IE Portugal Club along with IE Spanish-Portuguese Speaking Countries Club co-organized jointly with the Portuguese-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILE) a business networking event at the Spanish Embassy in Portugal.

The reception took place at the Official Residence of the Ambassador in Lisbon, who generously invited the IE Alumni community residing in Portugal, and other executives and businessmen with interests in the Iberian and the Spanish-Portuguese speaking markets, for a pleasant cocktail at Palácio de Palhavã.

The IE Spanish-Portuguese Speaking Countries Club puts forward joint projects and ventures, conferences and events that promote the strengthening of the strategic bonds and international trade between companies and businesses wherever Spanish and Portuguese are spoken as official languages, under the incomparable seal of the IE Business School community.

In the photo, from left to right: the Spanish Ambassador in Portugal, Eduardo Junco, the President of CCILE, Enrique Santos, the Dean of IE Business School, Santiago Iñiguez, IE former student, João Arrais and, speaking at the pulpit, IE current student, João Schmidt (Vice-President of IE Portugal Club and President of IE Spanish-Portuguese Speaking Countries Club).

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