UniversityPRESS RELEASE: Every Girl Can
March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

She Talks Asia & Mano Amiga Pilipinas present


A Conference.

Poster_Every Girl Can

Every girl can be whoever and whatever she wants to be. This is the message of the Every Girl Can Conference, a one-day event celebration of female empowerment and gender equality, happening on March 18 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM, at the Silk Room at Blue Leaf Events Pavilion in McKinley Hill.

Every Girl Can, a women’s conference organized by She Talks Asia and Mano Amiga Pilipinas, will be packed with valuable dynamic discussions, idea exchanging, and networking opportunities.

Solo Speakers:

Attendees will be surrounded by likeminded females, and will be treated to the stories and secrets of success of powerhouse women like model and entrepreneur Teresa Herrera, Life Coach and motivational speaker Pia Acevedo, social entrepreneur and eco-warrior Krie Lopez, advertising CEO and chairmom Merlee Jayme, and marketing mogul Margot Torres. 

Panel Discussions:

Seasoned professionals and advocates Ana Santos, Gang Badoy, and Minette Navarrette will weigh in on what it means to be a “Modern Filipina.” The panel will be moderated by host and model Bianca Gonzalez-Intal.

The question “Millennials: Empowered or Entitled?” will be discussed by our youth panel BP Valenzuela, Thea de Rivera, Monica Magsanoc, Nella Lomotan, and Samantha Lee. It will be moderated by actress and host Jasmine Curtis Smith.

A round table session will tackle “New Frontiers for Women” across a wide variety of professions, with perspectives from Nica Hechanova, Aryn Cristobal, Deng Garcia, and Michelle Barretto. This will be faciliated by lifestyle writer and educator Cat Juan-Ledesma.

The conference will be hosted by Sarah Meier-Heredia.

The Cause and Call to Action:

The event will raise scholarships funds for the students of Mano Amiga, a non-profit school that provides access to international quality education to underprivileged children. In the spirit of positive female support, attendees will also be given the opportunity to pledge volunteer hours for the mentorship program of Mano Amiga’s young girls.

Early bird tickets sell for P700. Regular fare tickets sell for P850. (All ticket prices are inclusive of meals.)

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About She Talks Asia

She Talks Asia: Sparking global female conversations

As global attention pivots to the East, women living in Asia, and those of Asian descent living abroad, find themselves in the throes of change. From on-ground conferences, to web-based audio and video clips, She Talks Asia aims to start, document, and sustain community conversations to help educate, empower, and inspire females who are learning how to understand and maximize their roles in a fast-evolving world.




About Mano Amiga

Mano Amiga is a non-profit school that provides underprivileged children access to international quality education (K-12), comparable with that of the best private schools. The school offers programs that promote values formation, skills and health development, and other services tailored to the needs of the community. Mano Amiga uplifts communities through increased student learning outcomes, improved access to health and medical services, and increased sustainable livelihood opportunities for families.