Tuesday, January 26, 2021

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mastercard Empowers Women To Become The Leaders Of Tomorrow

Mastercard Empowers Women To Become The Leaders Of Tomorrow

Spotlight

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Women in the Philippines face the least amount of gender bias in the world in the context of accessing business, academic, economic and financial opportunities and resources, according to the 2018 Mastercard Women’s Entrepreneurial Index (MIWE). However, bigger strides need to be made by governments, businesses, and individuals to further enable women to become leaders in a highly competitive world.

“Gender diversity and giving equal opportunity to women and men, based on merit, is crucial to growing businesses and adapting to changing times. Initiatives such as Girls4Tech provide young women the platform they need to fulfill their passion and hone their skills, allowing them to compete in this era of the technological revolution Mastercard has witnessed first-hand that an inclusive environment, where people from diverse backgrounds and skills can work and grow together, is at the core of every successful innovation,” said Rowell Del Fierro, Country Manager, Philippines, Mastercard.

Globally, 40% of Mastercard employees are female. The organization’s women empowerment initiatives focus significantly on bridging the skills gap in the technology and payments industries. In 2014, Mastercard launched its signature Girls4Tech education platform; it has since encouraged more than 400,000 girls aged 8-12 in 25 countries to pursue their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Recently, Mastercard announced its goal to reach one million girls by 2025 and expand its STEM program by launching Girls4Tech 2.0. Aimed at students aged 13-16, the new program focuses on soft skills necessary for the 21st century while highlighting the importance of collaboration, creativity and communication to excel in the real world. The training content is designed to inculcate curiosity, develop an innovative mindset, and takes a technology-driven approach to solving everyday challenges.

Mastercard has also been supporting women’s empowerment in sport with its sponsorship of women’s football over the last 25 years. As the landscape becomes increasingly competitive for women, Mastercard is investing in clubs and players to help them grow, while raising their visibility to a broader range of fans and enthusiasts. Its latest investment in Arsenal Women Football Club and Olympique Lyonnais and a series of team brand ambassadors celebrates the women who play and support the clubs they play for. Mastercard also recently hailed two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka as one of its brand ambassadors, sending a powerful message of inclusivity in sport.

Locally, Mastercard is narrowing the gender gap by working with banks to create products and solutions that help Filipino women realize their full potential. The RCBC Bankard Diamond Mastercard, dubbed the only credit card that gives back while one spends, allows cardholders to automatically donate to Gawad Kalinga, a non-profit organization that supports poverty alleviation efforts, with every Php100 spent on the card. Now, cardholders also have the option to convert their rewards points to donations towards Zonta International, a global organization of executives and professionals working together to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

BARMM To Build Town Halls For 5 Maguindanao LGUs

Expect more town halls to be built in Maguindanao!

IRL Moves To New Timeslot Beginning January 21

IRL program hosted by Kapuso Gabbi Garcia moves to an earlier timeslot at 5:45 p.m. starting Jan. 21 on GMA News TV.

Pasig Holds Mock Covid-19 Vaccinations

Pasig City started its simulation of the national immunization campaign on Wednesday.

Covid-19 Recoveries Among OFs Now 8,820: DFA

In the latest DFA report, said that the new recovered cases of Covid-19 were from America.

House Pushes For More Benefits To Solo Parents

Alamin ang mga karagdagang benepisyo para sa mga single parent, hatid ng pamahalaan.

Vice President Leni Robredo Visited The Community Learning Hubs In Quezon Province

Sa kabila ng pandemiya patuloy pa rin ang pagbisita ni VP Leni sa mga proyekto nito.

JoRox Chemistry And Good Vibes Get Viewers Hooked On “Hoy, Love You!” On iWantTFC

Kilig package hatid sa inyo ng Jorox pinag-fiestahan ng netizens sa kanilang romantic comedy "Hoy, Love You!"

Gov’t Addressing High Food Prices

Bakit nga ba mataas ang mga bilihin?

Gov’t ‘A Step Closer’ To Giving Add’l Benefits To Media: Andanar

Magkakaroon na rin ng proteksyon ang mga media workers sa bansa!

PH Negotiating With 25 Covid-19 Vaccine Developers

Among the 25 vaccine developers, there are 19 that have expressed interest to conduct clinical trials in the Philippines.

Spotlight

SM Scholar-Graduate Instills Leadership Competencies In Youth

An inspiring story of an SM Scholar alumna!

Save The Children PH Welcomes Smart Communication For Children’s Learning Access

Smart Communications, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines jointly donated four School-in-a-Bag packages for learning communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao!

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

No Children Left Behind In Datu Paglas As Youth Leaders Mentor Learners

Youth leaders in Datu Paglas, Maguindanao are volunteering as tutors to help children who are struggling with their studies due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Lifestyle

The Life-Long Impact Of Brain Development In A Child’s First 5 Years

Interesting! Let's know how the first five years of a child's brain determines his success in the future.

Hendrick’s Gin Celebrates Love And Romance With The Perfect Pair This Valentine’s Day

Hendrick’s has something for you this coming Valentine's Day!

POND’S And Shopee Deliver ‘Smarter Skincare’ With First AI-Powered Chatbot

Customers can now interact with PONDS chatbot in Shopee as they launch their 'Smarter Skincare Just For You!'

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Entertainment

JoRox Chemistry And Good Vibes Get Viewers Hooked On “Hoy, Love You!” On iWantTFC

Kilig package hatid sa inyo ng Jorox pinag-fiestahan ng netizens sa kanilang romantic comedy "Hoy, Love You!"

First-Time ‘Himig’ Interpreters Reveal What Being Part The Competition Means To Them

Five of the 'Himig' 11th edition's first-time interpreters share their moments as they step up their passion for music!

FATE: THE WINX SAGA You Focus, You Learn, You Grow. Transformation Awaits On January 22

OMG! Bet your childhood WINX CLUB becomes corporeal as it releases their FATE: THE WINX SAGA original series on Netflix!

More Stories

Bataan Hospital Gets German Flood-Proofing Tech

German government and a Filipino-German flood protection company cover 100% of expenses to provide a quality Flood-Proofing Tech in Bataan hospital.

Time To #DoTheSwitch

Anyone can be a Zero Waste store owner. Know the story of two friends in Dumaguete who invest to build an eco-friendly store.

US Rejoins WHO

US President Joe Biden signs an executive order to discontinue the withdrawal partnership from World Health Organization (WHO) that Ex-President Donald Trump initiated last year.

JoRox Chemistry And Good Vibes Get Viewers Hooked On “Hoy, Love You!” On iWantTFC

Kilig package hatid sa inyo ng Jorox pinag-fiestahan ng netizens sa kanilang romantic comedy "Hoy, Love You!"

VP Leni Robredo Led The Formal Turnover Of The Shared Service Facility For Farmers

Vice President Leni Robredo leads the turnover of the Shared Service Facility for farmers in Camarines Sur.

Travel

Bicol Int’l Airport Now 72.2% Complete

Malapit nang magkaroon ng airport sa Bicol!

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

Abalos Asks DPWH To Fix Lights On Major Roads

MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos requested the DPWH to fix street lights on major thoroughfares across the metropolis, citing commuters are in danger.

Cebu BRT Project Partially Operational Before Yearend: Tugade

Cebuanos can start to ride more modernized public transportations before 2021 ends!

SMC Extends Free Toll To Medical Frontliners On Skyway Stage 3

Wow! Extended pa ang pa-free toll ng SMC para sa mga medical frontliners!