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Workplace flexibility needs to be considered as a way to get more women into leadership roles

Empowering women to work from home if possible and allowing them to re-establish themselves after a break in their career is key, says Monette Iturralde-Hamlin, Founder and President of TeamAsia. “My company has for the most part been run by women. Sixty per cent of TeamAsia’s staff is female, and in our Management Committee of nine only one is male. We strive to provide opportunities for women [...]

Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation: Focus on Women and Girls’ Empowerment

from asiafoundation.org Organized jointly by the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and The Asia Foundation, the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) dialogue series brings together development experts and government officials from the Asia region and beyond. In 2017, the AADC dialogues focus on how Asian countries are tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their cooperation [...]

Making Gender a Priority in Asian-Led Development Cooperation

from asiafoundation.org by Anthea Mulakala Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls and empowering them to be active participants in society are critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. While Goal 5 of the SDGs is a stand-alone goal focusing on women and girls, 11 of the 17 SDGs recognize achieving gender equality as a crucial part of the solution. [...]

Remarks at the Opening Ceremonies of the Global Summit of Women 2017

GLOBAL SUMMIT OF WOMEN Tokyo, Japan, 11 May 2017 May All The Best Women Win Maria Leonor Gerona-Robredo Vice President of the Philippines Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh of Vietnam, GSW President Irene Natividad, GSW Japan Host Committee Chair Noriko Nakamura, Outgoing Host Committee Chair Henrika Boknyars, local and international delegates to the GSW 2017, honored guests, ladies and the few brave [...]
WomenBizPH Members honored at the 2017 Go Negosyo Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs

WomenBizPH Members honored at the 2017 Go Negosyo Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs

A Celebration for Women as Catalysts for Change  March 30, 2017—In celebration of International Women’s Month women from across the Philippines flocked the Malacañang palace, in a display of support for Filipina entrepreneurs who were recognized for being catalysts  for change and progress in the Go Negosyo Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs Awards 2017. Recipients in the category of ” [...]

Messages from His Holiness, Pope Francis

Last 13 January 2017, Ambassador Delia Domingo-Albert, honorary member of WomenBiz, was one of the 50 invitees of the Vatican and the Global Foundation of Australia to participate in the discussion on how to achieve the 17 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.  She was a panelist on Goal Number 5 “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” where she presented the Philippines performance [...]

DTI supports Women in Tech meet in Manila

In line with the celebrations for the International Women’s Month in March, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs’ Network (AWEN) will bring together women from ASEAN member states for a conference focused on Technology and Innovation. The Steering Committee is composed of representatives from the DTI, Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), Department [...]

The Global Summit of Women President shares her Networking Power with WomenBizPH

In today’s connected society, we are defined by what we say, what we do, and what we know. As in the real world, social capital is now the measure of one’s standing in the community whether in business, in social circles, or in the digital world. Building and nurturing a network is one of the most powerful tools you must acquire  to support your career and  advance  toward your goals. Last [...]

The value of networking for business

from businessmirror.com.ph by Chit U. Juan People ask me why I’ve been attending summits and conferences ad libitum, maybe for about eight years now. More specifically, most of the meetings I attend are women’s summits or women-centric business conferences. And there are quite a few happening annually and biannually. For the annual ones, I have attended the Global Summit of Women (GSW, www.globewomen.org) [...]

WomenbizPH Trustee elected as FINEX President

Atty. Benedicta Du-Baladad, BDB Law’s Managing Partner & CEO, is elected as the President of the Financial Executives of the Philippines (FINEX) for 2017. She will be the 45th President of the association since it was organized in 1968. The Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) is a non-stock, non-profit, non-political organization, which was registered with the Securities [...]
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