EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE.
Together, let’s create a nation of Filipinos respected worldwide as entrepreneurs. It will be our turn to be employers of workers from all around the world.
Ph. D. in Developmental Studies (Dissertation pending); Ateneo de Zamboanga University, 2016
Master of Science in Mathematics; Ateneo de Manila University, 1981
Bachelor of Science in Education; Chiang Kai Shek College, 1976
Bachelor of Arts; Major in Mathematics; Far Eastern University, 1975 Magna cum Laude
Teaching Experience: 4 years: Far Eastern University, 4 years: Ateneo de Zamboanga
Business Experience: 40 years in more than 20 businesses in the following industries: retail, hospitality, food production, soap production, etc. Licensee of STI College for 28 years, Franchise holder of Chowking for 18 years, Founder of Sophia Jewellery Inc. 38 stores, Founding President of Sun Gate Pawnshop Inc, Stockholder of other businesses.
Awards and Accomplishments:
- First-ever Female Entrepreneur of the Year Awardee of the Department of Trade and Industry Region IX for 2017
- Prime developer of Grow Your Business, Pinoy! Roadmap® (GYBP! Roadmap®).
- International Awardee as One of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World in 2018 held in London, U.K.
- Philippine Center of Entrepreneurship (PCE) Levels 1, 2, 3 Business Mentor
- Founding President of Women Entrepreneurs of Zamboanga
- Professional Speaker Online and Offline
- Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner and Master Practitioner from Singapore
- Certified Transformational Coach of Innov8
- Author of 3 books:
- Grow Your Business Pinoy!: Your Practical and Proven Roadmap on How You Can Make More Money Faster by Doing Less
- Grow Your People Pinoy!: 5 Steps To Growing Your Business Through Your People
- 20 Wrong Beliefs That Will Kill Your Business Even Before You Start