Informed by the key insights of the ASEAN-wide report and recognizing the growing needs of social entrepreneurs due to the pandemic, the Women Together for a Better Normal program is a 3-month online weekly summit for forty (40) Women Social Entrepreneurs (WSE) in order to build their skills, hone their empathy and leadership, and form a community of support.
These dynamic and resilient women comprise the pioneer cohort of the program, remaining steadfast in their goals as they navigate through the global crisis together.
Liza uplifts the socio-economic status of her community in Malolos, Bulacan through the St. Francis Multipurpose Cooperative. The Cooperative offers a diverse list of programs including loans, health benefits, community development projects, and...more
Salika uplifts the lives of fellow Internally Displaced People (IDPs) through weaving. The Maranao Collectible Service Cooperative she co-founded creates heirloom Iangkit pieces to both preserve cultural tradition and provide livelihood. Born in...more
Krishia has 7 years of experience in building and creating user-centered products, services, processes and organizations. She embarked on tackling the issue of the plastic waste, specifically the reduction of people's consumption and dependency...more
Nelben is an experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. Seges Co-Farming Philippines transforms the livelihood and supply chain of rural communities to become livable...more
Alyannah is a youth leader with 10 years of experience in civic engagement and was the recipient of 2019 ASEAN Youth Awards. She is slated to be the upcoming chairperson of the Youth for Mental Health Coalition, an organization that was integral...more
Scheree is the founder of SCHERZ Indigenous Creations, a social enterprise training indigenous young people as well as grassroots women and micro entrepreneurs for disaster preparedness. Previously, Scheree’s work has focused on child protection...more
Rosal is the Business Development Director of Rurungan sa Tubod, an organization creating alternative livelihood for women in poverty-stricken areas in Palawan. Simultaneously, Rosal manages other business endeavors such as Rurugan Sunday Market...more
Larissa is the Development Coordinator of CANVAS, an organization that advocates for art as a vehicle for children to love reading among children. To date, CANVAS has shared 300,000 books to poor communities across the Philippines, from Batanes...more
Wryneth, a social anthropology graduate from Sagada, is passionate in working with the youth of the rural Cordilleras. She was born into a culturally-grounded Kankanaey family, and has been engaged in community work for the Indigenous People for...more