AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Improving Outcomes for Women and Girls in the Philippines

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)


Philippines and Online

Date & time

22 April 2020



22 April 2020


About this event

In partnership with

Improving Outcomes for Women and Girls in the Philippines
– Virtual Deal Share Live –

22nd April 2020, Wednesday
2pm – 3pm (Philippines Standard Time)

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Progress towards gender equality across Asia Pacific has been too slow, and has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. While governments and businesses respond to the emergency, investing in women makes smart economics by cutting across all socio-economic levels.

To move more capital towards women’s economic empowerment, AVPN is inviting Asia’s social finance community to a virtual Deal Share Live to learn from gender-lens practitioners and explore high-impact investable opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear from four women-led social enterprises based in the Philippines, who will showcase their inspirational businesses and share some of the challenges and opportunities they have experienced as entrepreneurs.
  • Interact with entrepreneurs through a live Q&A and have the opportunity to be connected with them after the webinar, should you wish to follow up on further engagement activities.

To enquire, please reach out to Dr. Arnil Paras at [email protected].

Ronna Reyes-Sieh
President, The Coding School

Ronna Sieh’s over 20-year career has evolved from being a New York based investment banker covering tech Silicon Valley companies, to becoming a technology investor and entrepreneur.

She is the co-founder of Coding.ph, a technology education platform that equips Filipinos with skills to gain meaningful future proof employment through The Coding School, and ACE: Adult Coding Education. Ronna is a founding Trustee of PhilDev, focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, and SPARK which promotes women empowerment.

Her work today is focused on addressing the following Sustainable Development Goals:(1) Eradicating Poverty; (4) Quality Education; (5) Gender Equality; (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth; and (9) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.



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