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Seeking Challenges for Leadership Growth

The beginning of a leadership journey Like many other leaders, Maris Cortes-Nuesca’s time in school introduced the inner leadership self in her. As early as pre-school, she excelled in being a leader –  always the class president until high school when she shifted her focus to academics. Meanwhile in college, because of the high demand of her degree program, Political Science, she had less time for extracurricular activities. Despite the […]

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Igniting the Passion to Serve the People

The beginning of a leadership journey Fire, a symbol of passion and desire, has been the mark of Regina Monsayac-Pabalate’s leadership. At a very young age, that fire was ignited by her parents as her father was once a practicing lawyer while her mother became support for her father’s profession as his assistant. The time she spent with them kept her young fire burning. However, it was also her parents […]

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Immersing and to Becoming a Leader

The beginning of a leadership journey The path to becoming a leader does not always start in something grand – it requires a starting point that often starts small. It can start with siblings, friends, groups, school clubs, and the workplace.  Camille Cruz, a participant of the Leadership and Management for Non-Profit Professionals fellowship program, discovered her leadership potential at a young age. She would create imaginary clubs where she […]

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Forging Leadership from Schools to Society

The beginning of a leadership journey Schools are one of the first avenues for young individuals to better understand themselves in terms of skills, personality, and aspirations, among other things. Through social interactions growing up, young people acquire knowledge and skills to develop themselves. This kind of experience has also shaped Daphne Marcelo in her path to development work and her leadership journey. Her time at school allowed her to […]

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Leadership and Management for Non-Profit Professionals: Towards a Social Mission-Oriented Entrepreneurship

For the sixth and the last module in 2021 of the Leadership and Management for Non-Profit Professionals, Social Entrepreneurship was the focus of study. As one of the goals of the module, the LMNP cohort are expected to gain knowledge in crafting their own social business plan. It is conducted by one of the experts in Social Entrepreneurship with his background in Finance and Leadership from the Harvard University Kennedy […]

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