"Dear Grace, we are truly happy when we first received recommendation from our principal. Impressive though, you are the Chairman of Boracay Beach Inc. a Globally Recognized Company and President of Akamai Holdings Inc. a Multinational Company. Please tell us more about your companies main positioning."
/Our companies focus on innovation through long-term investments that bring value to our investors and clients. We promote investments within and outside the Philippines by creating a long lasting impact to society , alleviating poverty through ease of finance, ease of doing business and ease of living. Boracay Beach Inc. and Akamai Holdings Inc. successfully create business growth and sustainable model both locally and internationally.
In our companies, we improve the quality of our products through appeal of building specifications, impacting lives, creating more jobs and unique value proposition to a wider range of high quality investors. We develop projects and invest in various asset categories. Our group combined experience in private equity, fund management, real estate developments, asset management, wealth management and investment banking.
We are Consultant of Osher International Bank and Trust, Official representative of Exim Credit Leading Wealth and Investment Banking and other local and international banks. We deal with decision makers and high quality investors. We do fund management, real estate investments, trade finance, fintech and funding projects that are lucrative that bring value to our investors and shareholders. We have diversified investments, projects and system that can give good returns to our investors and clients.
"Philippines is well recognized as beautiful country with fascinating beaches. What are the key business activities of Boracay Beach Inc and Akamai Holdings Inc?"
/Our companies focus on the entire market through investments, properties development and management as well as funding real estate projects within commercial elements. We acquire properties through joint venture by investing in the designated projects. Strong governance standards are there. We have Investment and Banking Partners for Financial Inclusion Worldwide. We have access to more channels to enhance investments and accelerate growth through digitization, expansion of services and human talents.
"Till date, besides carrying both Chairmanship and Presidential role with both companies, what are your others integral roles with inter-governmental organizations?"
/We have corporate social responsibility programmes and managing funds within the region and abroad.
I am a Consul General and Chancellor General of UN Inter-Governmental Organization, Major and Chief Inspector of UN Police Intergovernmental Organization, Member of Council of Europe, Peace Mediator and Chancellor General in International Special Court of Arbitration of Human Rights and I am a Major and Superintendent for Women and Youth Welfare, ASEAN Command, US Federal Police Chaplain International.
I was appointed as the Vice President and Director of Economic Relations Management Local and International of Apila ng Bayan Inc., Chairman of Finance and Banking of Grandeur Message for People Inc., Consultant for Investments and Tourism by Royal House of Baloi-Federation of Royal and Noble Houses in Philippines and the ASEAN Royal.
I am the Tourism Chair Commission of Esports World Federation with a wider responsibility to financial and entrepreneurial landscape to bring value to global investment community. I was awarded by United Nexus Organization, International Organization of Human Rights and my company is recognized by UN ISCAHR Intergovernmental court with Treaty of Recognition and Diplomatic Accreditations.
"Women empowerment and entrepreneurship are widely seen in major countries which both pillars became the respective nation initiatives. Is there any difference in Philippines? What are the driving factors and incentives rendered by the government? As the Senator for Philippines by World Business Angels Investment Forum, what are your mandated roles and primary tasks in shaping the empowerment programme in Philippines?"
/I am a firm believer in embracing women empowerment and entrepreneurship. Philippines is the country with human talents over the years and continue to shine as one of the fastest growing economies in Asia.
Government support is well in place with lots of development in upcoming years as many investors are investing in the country. I was appointed as Senator of Philippines by World Business Angels Investment Forum committed to empowering the economic development of the world.
I am member of Forbes Women Forum invited by the Leader of the said organization. I was invited by GoNegosyo- Philippines Center for Entrepreneurship as Mentor and multiple global organizations that aims to acknowledge the efforts of female entrepreneurs internationally. We received numerous awards in International Finance, Leadership and Real Estate Developments.
I was featured in multiple documentary series and international publishing news : Lady Boss Asia, Affluent Personalities, Tampadispatch, Smart Entrepreneur Magazine, Philippines Investor Choice, PATA Org with BBC news Global and WBAF. I was awarded in Top 100 Iconic Women of the World by Innovative Awards Artist Association, it is a prestigious award for women who impacted the world.
"As the multi-awarded influential entrepreneur, how do you maintain your momentum despite you never stop striving numerous achievements under your radar?"
/It is basically knowing who we are and what we want. I am always self- motivated. I value the efforts of my team and I am happy to share that Boracay Beach Inc. has recently received numerous awards as World Class Company, Elite Choice Award, International Finance Award and Ranked Number One in Philippines Investors Choice Award. These awards reflect our companies commitment in the industry. Clearly, the awards are great recognition about our companies.
When you learned to acknowledge the efforts of your team and focus on your goals, you are always heading in the right direction. We are a cornerstone of the Philippines economy, and will continue to use our expertise and financial strength to enhance the development and progress of this great nation.
"For our female audience, being entrepreneur yourself, any insightful advice or suggestions you wish to share?"
/Have a positive attitude and embracing challenges need to be in one’s daily routine. If you want to be an entrepreneur, learn to capture opportunities in any given situation. Pick the right team that can bring value to the organization and make sure you inspire them; lead by example.
To be a good leader, you need to be enthusiastic, entrepreneurial and collaborative enough. Most importantly, you need to be flexible and willing to learn.
Its important to remember and focus on your true passion. Be bold. Focus your efforts on something larger than yourself. You'll come to learn the immense impact it can have on you and others.