Coming up: Development Entrepreneurship Mentoring Conference 2023
October 26, 2023

Prepare to be inspired, as a new set of Development Entrepreneurship mentees share their reform and mentoring experiences during the second Development Entrepreneurship Mentoring Conference on November 22-24, 2023. The event will be held at Richmode Hotel in Pasig City. 

The Conference is the culmination of a six-month mentoring program, which is now on its third cohort. At this conference, we will celebrate the achievements of mentees as they unveil how they applied the DE principles in identifying and pursuing their reforms.

To whet your appetite, here are some of the reforms that our mentees worked on:

  1. Single-use Plastic Bags Ban Every Weekend at Stores and Markets in Zamboanga City or Strong Implementation Single-use Plastic Bags Ban Every Weekend at Stores and Markets in Zamboanga City – Cristian Gumalo (Jovenes Allianza de Zamboanga, and Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc.)
  2. Establishing Lactation Support Centers for Sustainable and Optimal Infant/Young Child Feeding and Care Practices – Nadine Angelica G. Casino, RN, MN; Jasmin Castro-Abing, RN, MBA; Shiella Rose C. Balbanida, RND; Nelieza Grace Ravnera, RN (Modern Nanays of Mindanao, Inc.)
  3. #SafeSpaceNOW: Safe Space Ordinance: An Anti-discrimination Ordinance in Iligan City – Levi Jun Miscala (Iligan Safe Space)
  4. Social Protection/Security for Vulnerable Groups, Starting with Fishers – Krizelle de la Cruz (RARE)

In addition to the third cohort mentees, a number of mentees from previous cohorts will also present their recent policy wins. We will also take this opportunity to recognize some of the partners that the Leadership Development Team has been working with over the past few years.

Please note that this event is only exclusive to mentees of the Third Cohort DE Mentoring Program


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