Learning From India’s Innovation

My first visit to Incredible has been a journey filled with wonders. In 2017, I had the opportunity to be invited to speak at an international event hosted by a prestigious university in collaboration with major technology corporations. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology (ASET), Amity University organized Confluence 2017 – 7th  International Conference themedContinue reading “Learning From India’s Innovation”

A Glimpse of the Mayan Civilization

An experience of a lifetime. Sharing the ICT Council Model and best practices in the Philippines to bring jobs to the countryside and seeing some of the world’s oldest seat of civilization. In November 2017, I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the 1st Annual Convention of the Contact Center and BPOContinue reading “A Glimpse of the Mayan Civilization”

Graffiti Art at Wynwood Walls

As Henry Matisse puts it – “creativity takes courage”. Only visionary leaders can see the direct correlation between art and economic development. Art has a powerful way of bringing community together by allowing open spaces to become spawning grounds for creativity and productivity. I will not forget what I saw in Miami in November ofContinue reading “Graffiti Art at Wynwood Walls”

Making Strides: A Global Gathering of Women Leaders

I had the wonderful opportunity as an Eisenhower Fellow to be invited in 2015 in a conference that gathered inspiring women leaders from around the globe. I was among the speakers at Making Strides: Global Networks Forum on Women’s Leadership held in Miami, Florida USA on November 17 to 19, 2015. In her letter, Diane Shoemaker,Continue reading “Making Strides: A Global Gathering of Women Leaders”

Iloilo’s Innovation Ecosystem

Three whole days well spent. That’s how I describe my expedition to the City of Love – Iloilo from August 23 to 25. I was invited to join a startup founders event, an ICT council assembly and a regional ICT event. As usual, in chronicling my expedition, I post on FB. And below is aContinue reading “Iloilo’s Innovation Ecosystem”

My Journey as an Eisenhower Fellow

 (Summary of My Eisenhower Fellowship written on July 2, 2012 and Published in Negros Weekly in 2012 Divided into 3 Parts)  INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY (Part 1) Why am I an Eisenhower Fellow? This was the question that kept me going for the last seven weeks. Not “what is Eisenhower Fellowships?” nor “what I can IContinue reading “My Journey as an Eisenhower Fellow”

Sigue Shares ICT Council Model to Guatemalan Cities

The steady creation of huge employment enabled by information and communications technology (ICT) in cities outside of Metro Manila has caught international attention recently as Philippine industry leaders where invited to speak in Guatemala. Co – founder and former president of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines Jocelle Batapa-Sigue was invited as main speakerContinue reading “Sigue Shares ICT Council Model to Guatemalan Cities”