Maria Eduarda Duarte

Maria Eduarda Duarte is Full Professor at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Psychology (Portugal) where she directs the Master Course in Psychology of Human Resources, Work, and Organizations. Her professional interests include career psychology theory and research, with special emphasis on issues relevant to adults and the world of work.

Her publications and presentations have encompassed topics on adult’s career problems, testing and assessment, and counselling process. She was Chair of the Portuguese Psychological Society (2005-2018); she also served on editorial boards for some Portuguese, European, and Iberia-American journals.  She was the Director of the National Institute of Guidance (2009-2014). She was President of Counselling Division (2014-2018), IAAP. She is President of UNESCO CHAIR – Lifelong guidance and counselling, University of Wroclaw (Poland). She is Fellow Award – IAAP (2014), and ESVDC award 2015.

 She is also National Defence Adviser, since 2007.