Liliana Ávila

Liliana Ávila - Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, contact: liliana.avila@ua.pt

Liliana Ávila is a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering at the University of Aveiro. She has a Bachelor and a Master degree in Management and Industrial Engineering from the University of Aveiro. Since 2012, Liliana has been involved in several projects at the regional level for the promotion of social innovation and entrepreneurship in a straight collaboration with local municipalities. This work has involved the provision of training and mentoring for social entrepreneurship projects, as well as the development of tools to assess the quality of such initiatives. Liliana currently conducts research on social innovation and has presented some communications in academic and project meetings.