Lucia Fernandes Stanislas

President, Angola - India Business Council


Lucia Fernandes Stanislas is a development enthusiast , entrepreneur, mentor, and humanist with over 20 years of experience acquired in the United States (Atlanta and New York) and Angola. Guided by the principles of innovation, impact, and unity, Lúcia builds strategies, systems and alliances to foster personal and organizational development, as well as social change. Her work and social reputation led her to become a board member of an Oil & Gas company, and the Ambassador to WED (Women’s Entrepreneurship Day) for Angola. WED is celebrated in more than 144 countries. Lúcia was recognized as part of the Golden Generation of Angola in 2017. Her contribution to the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Angola as a mentor and provider of specialized services has been mentioned in a publication promoted by the Embassy of USA in Angola. In addition, the work she leads that primarily aims at celebrating and supporting women entrepreneurs, was referenced by the First Lady of Angola. Lúcia is the founder of Ujima Space (a conglomerate of small businesses), Kussokwela (a Mentorship Platform) , Mwika (a Resources Center for Development), Many Tribes One Blood (a Project for Arts & Culture Promotion), and she is the promoter of Dibaka ( a Startup business Incubator). As a thinker Lúcia has written a compilation of articles about leadership and strategy, which were published by the second most read newspaper in Angola. Her higher education is in Liberal Studies with concentrations in computer information systems, philosophical studies and organizational communication, acquired at Morris Brown College and Mercer University in Atlanta, GA, United States.

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