She started her business alone, doing everything from business plan to developing her website. Her perseverance paid off and now her business has branched out to other countries as well. Learn more about Jennifer Ebrada’s life as a Pinoy Entrepreneur here in Dubai.
Filipinos are storytellers. In the world of journalism and media, they serve to bring tales that revolutionize, narratives that change, and sagas that challenge. Here are four brave souls who have managed to cultivate an environment that’s definitely rich in Filipino class, culture and talent.
Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Lea Cordon Rouf – The Wellness Connoisseur Professional. Passionate. Proudly Pinay. Lea Cordon Rouf, founder of the award-winning Spa Cordon in Dubai, is the type of lady that little girls aspire to become. Over the last 15 years Lea has been an hotelier and spa expert – working as …
Felt all the way from Bacolod where three generations of his family were born and bred to his base in Dubai, Ishwar Chugani ’s unique presence and simple philosophy is a positive force that moves his home, his corporation, and his community
Over 30 years in the emirates and a string of prestigious employment taking her from hotel, to fashion business, then her own entrepreneurial ventures has given Lucille Ong the kind of enviable experience and leverage that anybody operating locally could only wish for.
“Discover your own talent and enterprise. Discern your God-given mission in life by connecting the dots of your life from childhood until today. “ Founder and Former Chairman of the Philippine Business Council in Abu Dhabi Jovy Tuaňo is a true leader making an indelible mark in the community and the industry.
From an underground art group exhibiting in obscure alternative spaces, to one that can now boast major billboards, commissioned murals and pride of place at events like the Middle East Film and Comic Con, StreetCon, the Sharjah Biennial, among many others – the Brownmonkeys truly have come a long way.
Michael Fillon, currently Creative Director at Leo Burnett ARC, is one Filipino ad man with amazingly enviable credentials. Joining the industry even before he graduated from university, he rose to the position of most senior copywriter at Leo Burnett creating campaigns for GM, Philip Morris and P&G barely after college.
Ronald Molit is the quintessential Champion, and he has the physique, the medals, and the leadership position to prove it. In April 2014, Ronald emerged victorious in the open men section in the sprint category of the Pearl-Qatar Triathlon
Most Influential Filipinos: If Filipino talents are a big thing in the many multinational, regional and local advertising agencies in the UAE right now, it’s because they were given a great head start by several creative geniuses who were the pioneers of the virtual “Filipino ad mafia” – a group exerting a huge influence on the industry, albeit not a sinister one, paving the way for the recognition of Filipino leadership on this front.
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