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Wednesday, November 2 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
SUMMIT Day 4: Concurrent #1: Make Me A Pinay Entrepreneur! Roundtable conversation about Challenges. Wins. Vision. Trends.

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Make Me A Pinay Entrepreneur! Challenges. Wins. Vision. Trends.
Roundtable conversation among Filipina entrepreneurs sharing their journeys as business women from multiple industries. Sharing importance of support networks (good ole' girls club), financial resources and workarounds in male dominated fields.

Moderator: Gina Atienza, Publisher Sunstar and CEO, Sunstar Management

Ildeme DEMEE Mahinay Koch, CEO, The Grooming Expert GmbH, NA, SWITZERLAND [Economic Sector: Communication Services (marketing, public relations, branding), Consulting Services (interior design, architecture, management)].

Isabelita Manalastas-Watanabe, President & Representative Director, Speed Money Transfer Japan Kabushiki Kaisha, JAPAN

Joycelyn Espiritu David, CEO, AVCommunications Inc. CANADA [Economic Sector: Communication Services and Consulting Services]. Nominated by Rosary Saldaña Escaño.

Ma. Cristine Caringal Melad, Partner, Dampa Seafood and Spice Grill. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES [Economic Sector: Restaurants, Food & Beverage]. Nominated by Cristina Calaguian.

Maria Teresa Beltran Chan, CEO, E-Asia Tech Solutions. PHILIPPINES [Economic Sector: Science & Technology]. Nominated by Gina Marie Garcia-Atienza.

Marla D. Rausch, CEO, Animation Vertigo, Inc. UNITED STATES; Animation Vertigo Asia PHILIPPINES. [Economic Sector: Entertainment (publishing, motion picture, video & TV, sound & music, special events, sports); Design (graphics, interior design, architecture, UX, service, systems)].

Dr. Mary Joy Canon Abaquin, Director, Multiple Intelligence International School, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES. [Economic Sector: Education].

Pamela Gotangco, Visual Artist, Motivational Speaker, Gotangco Art, Aargau, SWITZERLAND [Tertiary Economic Sector: Communication Services].

DRESS CODE: Business Lisbon

Why wear your All-Access Name Badge?
  1. Badge will have sticker that COVID-19 proof of vaccination has been verified
  2. Entry to summit educational sessions
  3. Entry to board the shuttle for Learning Journey 
  4. Entry to off-site events
  5. Entry to Awards Gala Dinner & Ceremony
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Pamela Gotangco

Visual Artist, President, PamPinay OPC
Pamela Gotangco is a multi awarded visual artist, wearable art designer and a social entrepreneur living in Switzerland. She was conferred the 2021 Pamana ng Pilipino Presidential award. This award is conferred on overseas Filipino individuals who have brought the country honor and... Read More →
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Mary Joy Abaquin

Founding Directress, Multiple Intelligence International School
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Joycelyn Espiritu David

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Ma. Cristine Caringal Melad

Co-Founder/Partner, Dampa Seafood Grill and Spice Grill Restaurant
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Gina Garcia Atienza

President, Sunstar Management Inc.
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Maria Teresa Beltran Chan

CEO, E-Asia Tech Solutions
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Ildeme « DEMEE » Mahinay Koch

CEO, DE MOI operated by The Grooming Expert GmbH
BEAUTY, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND LEADERSHIPDemee Koch, CEO DE MOI  | Multipreneur | Investor | Philanthropist | Forbes Influencer Ildeme “Demee” Mahinay Koch a fearless woman, mother of two, a multipreneur, and advocate of many causes, like many women - decided to change her destiny... Read More →
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Isabelita Manalastas-Watanabe

President & Representative Director, Speee Money Transfer Japan K.K.
Isabelita started her career in the Philippines as an economist, and then was chosen to be the first ASEAN representative to the ASEAN-Japan Centre, an intergovernmental, regional organization headquartered in Tokyo, a position she held for three terms (9 years).Isabelita founded... Read More →
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Marla Rausch

President/CEO, Animation Vertigo
Marla is a CEO, thought leader and trailblazer in the area of motion-capture animation. She has built Animation Vertigo and Animation Vertigo Asia (based in Manila, Philippines) from the ground up to now a top-of-mind studios, working on both AAA games and box office hit movies, with... Read More →

Wednesday November 2, 2022 3:00pm - 4:30pm WET