Location: France

Fields of expertise: Technology for social businesses and organisations, monitoring and evaluation, project formulation and coordination, CSR and sustainable practices, and innovative business models.

Linkedin profilePaula Tabares

Paula has a degree in Government and International Relations and a Masters in Social Responsibility and Sustainability. She is a consultant for Stone Soup and Global Operations Coordinator for AKTEK LTD, an impact-oriented company working in MENA, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Paula has been working with impact-driven organisations for + 4 years and volunteering for + 8 years. During this time she has been able to lead and facilitate design thinking workshops to create national strategies and create information systems to monitor indicators, systematize, share and adopt best practices across regions. She has led the implementation of financial sustainability plans with large organizations, combining approaches like grant searching, prospect donor and investors screening, crowdfunding and provision of services.

She has worked with local organizations helping them measure impacts, create social business models and achieve financial sustainability with limited resources in fast-changing contexts. Paula has led the use and implementation of software for small, medium and large organizations to be able to collect, analyze and report data combined with the use of AI systems monitoring social media conversations to identify the communities’ needs, fight extremism and measure the impact of interventions.