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Inspiring women

An afternoon with three women who have challenged status quo, disrupted the usual and transformed lives.  The WomenbizPH, the country’s pioneer organization in policy advocacy for empowering women in business, has again inspired women in its periodic mentoring event called W2W or Women Mentoring Women held last Oct 21, 2016 at Dusit Makati Hotel. The line up was impressive: Khun Suphajee Suthumpun, [...]

Women’s Business Alliance Formed

A network of women in business recently formed an umbrella group to better push for policy advocacy and joint programs in preparation for the ASEAN meeting next year which is hosted by the Philippines. Called Philippine Women’s Economic Network or (PhilWEN), it is inspired by successful coalitions of women groups espousing the same or similar advocacy for women economic empowerment. The group will [...]

Business Women Orgs Unite

As more women join the advocacy to bring more women in the corporate C and B suites or to empower a microentrepreneur in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), six leading women’s groups in business recently formed an alliance called Philippine Women’s Economic Network or PHILWEN. Boots Garcia, former chair of BCDA and WomenBizPH was designated as Chairperson. Six organizations comprise the Founding [...]

AWEN outstanding women entrepreneurs

Left to right: Sherill Quintana of Oryspa, Judith Versoza of Josiah's Catering, Maria Rowena Matti of Galileo Enrichment and Yoling Sevilla of The Leather Collection were honored recently at the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) honoring ceremony in Hanoi , Vietnam on the occasion of The 2nd AWEN entrepreneurs forum.

WOMEN AND THE ECONOMY STATEMENT CAPS OFF APEC WE FORA 2015

from apec2015.ph Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women and the Economy (APEC WE) 2015 Fora Chair and Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Nora K. Terrado summed up the Recommendations of the Heads of Delegations to the APEC Women and the Economy 2015 Fora held at the PICC from September 15-18, 2015 during its culminating session of the High-Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD). The Statement, [...]

President Aquino keynotes dialogue between public and private sector to further enhance women’s economic participation

from apec2015.ph MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, together with Gregory L. Domingo, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary and Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade (fifth from left, first row); Nora K. Terrado, DTI Undersecretary and Chair of the APEC Women and the Economy (WE) 2015 Fora (sixth from left, first [...]

High Level Policy Dialogue on the APEC Women and the Economy Fora

from apec2015.ph High Level Policy Dialogue on the APEC Women and the Economy Fora. Philippine Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo (second from left)welcomed and congratulated today (September 18, 2015) the participants of the High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on the APEC Women and the Economy Fora which opened today at the Philippine International Convention Center.“Your [...]

APEC WE 2015 FORA HONORS WOMEN ICONS

from apec2015.ph Philippine officials led by Presidential Management Staff Secretary Julia Andrea Abad (8th from left), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy 2015 Fora Chair and Undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Nora K. Terrado (7th from left) and Undersecretary for Investment Promotion Group of the DTI Ponciano C. Manalo, Jr. (7th from right) [...]

ICT as a powerful tool to advance women’s economic participation

from apec2015.ph The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Fora 2015 conducts the “Seminar on Empowering Women through ICT for Inclusive Growth”, exploring how women entrepreneurs can utilize information and communications technology (ICT) to start or expand their business. The seminar is part of the APEC Multi-Year Project (MYP) “Innovation for Women and Economic [...]

Toolkit launched to improve women’s health to enable them to join or remain in labor force

from apec2015.ph The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Healthy Women, Healthy Economic Policy Toolkit was unveiled by health, economic development and gender officials from APEC member economies and with assistance from the private sector.  The toolkit launch is one of the side events surrounding the APEC Women and the Economy 2015 Fora happening from September 15-18, 2015 at the [...]
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