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She for She: Women in Business Forum


For the first time, the French Chamber of Commerce and Indusry in the Philippines (CCI France Philippines) together with Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (La Camara) are holding She for She: Women in Business Forum on May 17, 2018 at Makati Diamond Residences.


The event will highlight the camaraderie of women as they push forward their initiatives in making difference in their chosen fields. Focusing on the business community, this event serves as a valuable platform for women to engage and discuss the unique challenges they experience in the business world. Top women leaders from different industries are invited to highlight and dissert the vital role of women in business.

Long gone’s the era where men dominate the business world. The event will highlight the remarkable milestones established by women in business in contributing to their success. The event also explores the issues in gender equality in the workplace and aims to become a platform for an open dialogue on the best practices of the EU and Philippine companies in promoting women empowerment.

Speakers include top profile women, Dr. Nathalie Africa-Verceles, Director of UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies; Janet Patricia Webster-Watson, Chairperson of Investors in People; Maria Carolina Dominguez, President and CEO of John Clement; Malou Espina, Corporate Communications Manager of Total Philippines; Jane Xu, Country Manager of International Finance Corporation; and Reese Fernandez Ruiz, Co-founder of Rags2Riches, are invited to talk about gender equality and how women can step up the game in different industries. A panel discussion with Her Excellency Amanda Gorely, Ambassador of Australia to the Philippines; Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler; Anne-Cecile Degenne, Executive Chef of Mireio; and Gail Bantiling, Head of Design and Construction Management Division of Trends and Concepts, are also expected to contribute to the topic.

She for She: Women in Business Forum is supported by several companies and organizations. It is co-presented by BDO Unibank, Inc. and sponsored by Trends and Concepts Interior Solutions, Avida Land Corporation and Pacific Cross Philippines. It is a project under the European-Philippines Business Network and co-funded by European Union Delegation to the Philippines. Registration for the event is now open.

You may register through this link http://bit.ly/SheforShe- Registration or email Ms. Sabrina Alday, Marketing and Events Executive of CCI France Philippines, at sabrina.alday@ccifrance-philippines.org for more informations and inquiries. CCI France Philippines is located at 88 Corporate Center, Sedeno cor. Valero Sts., Salcedo Village, Makati. For more information, visit our website at www.ccifrance-philippines or call (02) 831-6374 to 77.

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