About us

Our aim is to empower childcare services by giving them everything they need to offer children the best education ever.

Why ChildDiary

High quality childcare provides important cognitive and emotional benefits for all children. The effects are specially relevant in children’s early years and benefits continue to be felt through school years and into adulthood.

As a result we created ChildDiary, to do everything we can to help childcare services focus on children’s education and well-being instead of being overwhelmed by the compliance paperwork required by regulations.

Furthermore, we believe in the importance of partnerships between childcare services and families and its positive impact on children’s learning outcomes. For this reason ChildDiary helps families and childcare services communicate in a way they could never have done before.

Who are we

Joao Carlos de Sousa
Joao Carlos de SousaCEO
Joao was born in Lisbon and learned how to share his miniature cars in a Alverca’s preschool (CEBI). Ever since he’s been doing consultancy for a number of companies all around the world. While in Ireland, his wife’s dedication to education led him to start ChildDiary.
Vanessa Bileu
Vanessa BileuCOO & Preschool teacher
Vanessa was born in Vila Franca de Xira and her grandfather’s rabbits were her first friends. Since then Vanessa never left preschool education and has been having fun teaching children and adults in Portugal, Africa and Ireland.
João Cardoso
João CardosoSoftware Engineer
João was born in Torres Novas where he grew up surrounded by animals and new technologies. His passion for animals made him consider becoming a veterinary, but his passion for video games took over and that is why he is a software engineer nowadays.
Ana Pinto
Ana PintoBusiness Development Manager
Ana was born in Lisbon and has always been passionate about stories and people. She still loves to make children and adults laugh! Ana has been working on various projects related to education, and in ChildDiary she is strengthening the relationships with all the partners.
Tânia Jordão
Tânia JordãoCustomer Success Specialist
Tânia was born in Vila Franca de Xira in the late 80s and she always lived in that region of Portugal. As a child she was very shy and reserved. As an adult, she found her passion of communicating with people, which made her follow the career path of customer interaction. Her biggest goal is to find ways to make everyone’s lives easier.
Patrícia Nogueira
Patrícia NogueiraSales Manager
Patrícia was born in Lisboa, ever since she was a little girl she said she wanted to be a kindergarten teacher when she grew up, but it was by the sea of Sesimbra that she found her passion for the art world!
She dabbled in arts, but thanks to her teachers she realized that she wanted to make a difference in education and that the arts would be the path, not the destination.
A supporter of Education through Art, she explored different ways to achieve her goal already as an educator, and traveled to Iceland as an au pair to learn about new realities.
The use of technologies in pedagogy has proven to be an emerging theme, and now seeks to reconcile the best of these three worlds at ChildDiary.
Ariana Oliveira
Ariana OliveiraTrainer and Customer Success Specialist
Ariana was born in Setúbal. Although she loves the sea, she has a special affection for Trás-os-Montes where she could play freely in the street.
An unrecognized tire-racing champion, in her kindergarten class she was already saying that she was going to be like her kindergarten teacher. And that is exactly what happened.
Sara Grilo
Sara GriloMarketing Data Analyst
Sara was born in Lisboa and ever since she was a little girl she wanted to follow music. After studying piano for several years, she eventually graduated in Management and discovered a new passion: Digital Marketing.
Her goal is, through data analysis, to work on strategy and communication at ChildDiary.
Carolina Batista
Carolina BatistaSales Manager
Carolina was born and has always lived in Leiria, in a rural village surrounded by animals, so she loves the calm and tranquility of the countryside and being in contact with nature. Maybe this is why she wanted to be a marine biologist as a child, but at the same time, her passion for reading and communicating led her to get a degree in Communication and Media. Suddenly, what she wanted was to be a top-notch journalist, to share the truth with people and have the biggest scoops in journalism!
She eventually found another way to help people, through sales communication, which she loves by being able to help people with solutions she believes in, trusts and identifies with, like ChildDiary!
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