Work: Build Festival 2023

Sinigang Valley and Esquire Magazine hosted the Build 2023 Start Up Festival in Manila, Philippines last March 22-23, 2023. I am thrilled to be able to host it for the second year in a row.

The Build 2023 Start Up Festival took place over 2 days, and it will brought together some of the best and brightest minds in the Philippines start-up world.

The first day was set in Drapers Start-Up House for the plenary sessions, and for the first time ever, we had over 10 pocket event sessions across the city hosted in various offices of our partners.

Special thanks to the following companies to combining their magic to make this all happen! Foxmont Capital, Draper Startup House Manila, Kickstart Ventures, QBO Philippines, Mosaic Solutions, AHG Lab, Kraver’s Canteen, HelixPay, SelvaRey Rum, and VASST Exchange International Inc. #ESQxSVABuild2023 #BuildFest2023

Work: Go Negosyo Women’s Panel

Building communities, encouraging safe spaces for women, developing resilience, having empathy and silencing your inner critic 💎

Thanks for having us Go Negosyo Angeline Tham of Angkas, Jessica de Mesa of Kindred, Maimai Madrid – Punzalan of Growsari, and Stella Christine Dizon of Globe Business MSME Group.

Work: Kumu @ G Day

Sometimes the speed of work happens so fast, it’s easy to blink and move on to a new project. I am posting this moment from a few weeks ago because for me, I enjoy seeing our brand evolving and meeting people face to face + strengthening online to offline relationships. 😍 Shoutout to all the teams involved in this and especially to AJ for being our resident mascot chaperone 😂 It’s a tough job but somebody has to do it. 📷 taken from gday ✨

Work: She Talks Asia’s Feel Seen Summit

I moderated a panel last women’s month for She Talks Asia entitled “The I in We: How to Have Healthy Relationships.” Since our inception of She Talks, I’ve always wanted to explore conversations on relationships. From family to romantic partners to work colleague, our daily relationship are filled with so many nuances that deserve to be explored and unpacked.

Thank you to the Panel, Dr. Michelle Alignay, Saab Magalona and Megan Young. Your openness and vulnerability in sharing your stories really helped our community. 🫶