Mariana is a Graduate in Business Management and co-founder of Village Underground Lisboa, a cultural and coworking hub for creative industries and event space. She worked for 18 years in the music industry promoting new talents in bands and electronic music DJs. 3 of those years were lived in London, where she devoted herself to producing several events to promote Portuguese music, using her vast expertise in press relations, advisory and public relations in the music industry. In London her dream to start Village Underground was born. She shares how she started the business, how she is adapting during the pandemic and her new music school project.