Ariel Ahon Pinay proves that Filipinas can excel in male-dominated jobs

Ariel Ahon Pinay aims to break gender stereotyped by training Filipino women on male-dominated jobs Ariel Ahon Pinay partnered with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Women’s Center in making these Filipinas’ dreams come true The graduates are now working on plumbing, welding, etc. More and more Filipinas help bridge the employment gap as they discover how to shine in male-dominated fields and realize their dreams, thanks to Ariel Ahon Pinay, an advocacy that celebrates and supports the modern-day heroine in every Filipina. Ahon Pinay …

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ABS-CBN to hold “Race Your Voice” fun run this April 28 in light of the nationals election in May

“Race Your Voice” obstacle fun run aims to help prepare voters and encourage them to vote in the upcoming national elections The obstacle fun run features pit-stops where participants will answer questions related to the elections It will be held on April 28 at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City starting at 5 am ABS-CBN turns voter education into a fun and interactive activity in “Race Your Voice,” an obstacle fun run on April 28 (Sunday) at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City …

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Starbucks launches reusable cups and straws; strengthens its goal towards a more sustainable business

The reusable cups and straws will be available at all Starbucks® stores in the Philippines Enjoy a Php5 cup discount on your beverage purchase by bringing the reusable cup, personal mug or tumbler Starbucks has also announced its goal of removing all plastic straws in its store globally by 2020 To encourage reusability on Earth Day and to inspire its customers to make more sustainable choices all year long, Starbucks will launch reusable hot and cold cups in the Philippines. Reducing its environmental footprint and …

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MOVE: Search is On for Mindoro’s Next Outstanding Venture

MCCI’s MOVE program is a search for youth entrepreneurs and enterprises from Mindoro Through MOVE, MCCI is looking to invest in promising and sustainable business ventures across a variety of market sectors Entries may be submitted from October 1, 2018 to June 15, 2019 The  Mindoro Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) launches MOVE – “Mindoro Outstanding Ventures” Program, a search for youth entrepreneurs and enterprises from Mindoro. With the vision of  helping develop an innovative, thriving, and sustainable environment of enterprise and business in the …

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Smart and USTP go hand-in-hand in empowering women in disaster preparedness

TNT Tropang Ready’s trainees last year conducted their own disaster preparedness for women of Barangay Lapasan in Cagayan de Oro City The training aims to boost the capacity of the community to respond to any calamity Participants get to learn different ways and techniques to manage any disaster After joining Smart Communications’ TNT Tropang Ready training of trainers last year, faculty and students from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) National Service Training Program (NSTP) and Red Cross Youth (RCY) conducted …

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Autism Society PH praises Arjo Atayde for his reel-life autistic role

Arjo Atayde reel-life autistic role is praised by Autism Society Philippines Perfect 10 was given by Maricel Soriano to Arjo’s acting in ‘The General’s Daughter’ He is really a good and flexible actor in this generation Arjo Atayde plays one of the vital roles in the most talked-about Kapamilya teleserye ‘The General’s Daughter.’ Recently, the Autism Society Philippines(ASP) commended his good acting with his character Elai, an autistic son of Maricel Soriano in the teleserye. ASP President Grace Luna Adviento is grateful with how Arjo portrayed …

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In Touch Community Services strengthens its commitment to support PH’s Mental Health Act; appoints Billie Adelman as its new Executive Director

Billie Adelman has served as a Citigroup veteran for 20 years In Touch Community Services says Adelman’s appointment as Executive Director of the company reflects their commitment to support the Mental Health Act In Touch has been serving the community with its Crisis Line, direct counseling, workshops, etc In Touch Community Services, a non- profit organization and leading provider of mental health services in the Philippines, has appointed Ms. Billie Adelman, a 20-year Citigroup veteran as its Executive Director. “Billie’s corporate career with international organizations …

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Batch 6 of L’Oréal’s ‘Beauty For a Better Life” program officially graduates; L’Oréal’ to announces opening of new centers

2019 marks the second year of the program with a total of 69 graduates The program empowers women by honing their skills in the field of hairdressing, which could also turn as their livelihood L’Oréal Philippines announced the opening of three new barangay centers in Antipolo, Taguig, and Pateros In celebration of another successful year of Beauty For a Better Life, L’Oréal Philippines hosted a graduation ceremony event at the Renaissance Convention Center in Marikina City and announced the opening of three new training centers …

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PLDT-Smart builds classrooms for students in Bohol after earthquake in 2013

PLDT-Smart Foundation turned over a one-story, two-unit classroom building courtesy of donations from its employees The classrooms will accommodate Grades 5 and 6 students The school has been tested to stand against possible hazards and calamities For over five years, Grade 1 teacher Maria Cleofe Fuentes of Santa Cruz Elementary School held classes in makeshift rooms. It was in October of 2013 when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated Bohol and destroyed more than 1,200 classrooms all over the province. Said to be the strongest to …

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Win a Php 150K Road Bike with Pru Life’s Virtual Race

Before kicking off PRURide PH 2019, the biggest cycling festival in the country, British life insurer Pru Life UK launched a new competition to get everyone excited. Take your chance in Virtual Race by visiting Pru Life UK’s booths in Festival Mall and Harbor Point Mall to win this year’s most coveted bike, or to sign up for any of PRURide PH 2019’s events. Called Virtual Race, it will have over 300 contenders participate in preliminaries from February to May for a chance to win the …

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