Tomás Anjos Barão

Tomás Anjos Barão

Communication designer, activist and volunteeer from Portugal.

E-mail: tomas@tomasbarao.ptTelegram:

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Birth date 3rd July 1995
Nationality Portuguese
Residency Palmela, Portugal
Driver's license yes (B category)
Mobile phone (and Signal) 932 570 979
E-mail E-mail:
Telegram Telegram: tomasanjosbarao

Academic education

September 2013 – June 2019
Degree in Comunication Design
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon
(undergraduate, 180 ECTS)

September 2019 – January 2020
Attendance of Master in Communication, Culture, and Information Technology
Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon


February 2021 – October 2023 / full time
Teatro Estúdio Fontenova
(professional theatre company) Communication and multimedia designer, technician (light/sound/video) and production

August 2017 – September 2019 / full time
Youth Division of the City Council of Setúbal, Portugal
Cultural programming; event production; communication design; providing support for youth associations; design and implementation of projects to promote active citizenship in youth.

September 2013 – July 2018 / part time
Grupo Musical e Desportivo União e Progresso, Vendas de Azeitão, Portugal
Urban dance coreographer and teacher for youth aged 13–18


October 2013 – present
Speaker in schools on LGBTI issues, through rede ex aequo, an LGBTI youth association in Portugal
Going to schools around the country to have open conversations with students about gender identity/expression, sexual orientation and sexual characteristics. I was part of the project coordination team from 2020 to 2022.

March 2018 – present
Cooperativa SEIES, Setúbal, Portugal
Organizing and promotion of a mutual support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people; event production.

January 2021 – February 2022
January 2013 – December 2015
Board of rede ex aequo youth association
Event production and promotion; communication design; monthly newsletter editions; co-organizing a summer camp, peddy-papers, etc

August 2018 – June 2019
Board of Grupo Musical e Desportivo União e Progresso
Sports and culture association in Vendas de Azeitão, Portugal

Non academic training

  • Erasmus+ training course Digital Rainbow Storytelling, by Saplinq, o.z. association (Kysak, Slovakia – February/March 2020)
  • Participation in the 1st LGBTQ+ Health Meeting, by the Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology (Museum of Pharmacy, Lisbon – November 2019)
  • Conference The political role of cultural organisations, by Access Culture (São Luiz Municipal Theatre, Lisbon – October 2019)
  • Seminar Queer? LGBT narratives in Portuguese museums, by Access Culture (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon — May 2019)
  • Workshop Planning and organizing of exhibitions: the role of the curator, by AntiFrame (Lisbon – February 2019)
  • Training on Cultural Event Production Planning by Escola Gerador (Lisbon – January to March 2019)
  • Participation in Erasmus+ contact-making seminar "GenderAction", on gender equality (Madarcos, Madrid, Spain – October 2018)
  • Annual training by SOS Racismo, portuguese association against racism and xenophobia (Figueira da Foz, Portugal – November 2016)
  • Training for speakers on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression, by rede ex aequo (Lourinhã, Portugal – September 2013)
  • Training activity Marketing and Communication in Youth Associations, by AJUDE – Youth Association for Development (Cruz Quebrada, Portugal – April 2013)
  • Training for coordinators of local LGBTI youth groups, by rede ex aequo (Ovar, Portugal – October 2012)
  • Training in theatre, at Teatro O Bando (Palmela, Portugal – November 2011 to May 2012)
  • Training in theatre, at Lagos Experimental Theatre (Lagos, Portugal – September 2007 to July 2010)

IT skills

  • Design and development of websites according to the visual identity and specific needs of each institution. Experience in HTML+CSS, PHP+MySQL, Javascript and JQuery. Platforms: Wordpress and, preferably, ProcessWire.
  • Video, image and sound recording and editing. Experience with Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects) and open-source alternatives
  • Writing, presentations and spreadsheets software


Native language: Portuguese

English Spanish (castilian) French
Listening C1 B2 A2
Reading C1 B2 B2
Speaking B2 B1 A1
Writing B2 A1 A1

Further information

Winner of the Correntes d'Escritas / Papelaria Locus Literary Prize in 2012, with the children's story "Vergílio Vagaroso"