Posts tagged entrepinays
The #MeToo experience that became a catalyst for creating PapaLoDown Agency 10 years ago

Last year I was able to be part of the inaugural Entrepinays Summit, and shared a part of the story of how and why I created PapaLoDown Agency 10 years ago. Sharing this video has been something I’ve avoided because of how vulnerable I am recounting how I was sexually harassed and gaslighted by the CEO and co-workers of a company I was working for at the time.

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Former Tech Industry Event Manager Creates ‘Entrepinays Summit’ for Young Filipina-American Entrepreneurs

Entrepinays Summit now in its second year, is an annual, inclusive, community-minded gathering for Filipina entrepreneurs and professionals. The event takes place on October 5-6 at conference space Bespoke (inside the Westfield Shopping Center), in San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage District, SOMA Pilipinas. Due to popular demand, the summit has extended to two days and at a larger venue this year. With over 200 attendees expected, participants will attend workshops related to purpose and practice such as "Brown Girls Budget: Money Tips We Never Learned" and “Where Business Meets Social Good: Can You Build A Company That's Profitable AND Responsible?” Guest speakers for this year’s summit include Pinay powerhouses such as Passion Planner & CEO Angelia Trinidad, HeyBerna founder and “financial hype woman” Berna Anat, award-winning conscious fashion company Cambio & Co. founder Gelaine Santiago, and many others.

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