We tell the untold stories of the human journey

NextDayBetter is a new type of media and storytelling platform for diaspora communities. Through storytelling and community activation, we tell the untold stories of migrant communities across the globe and call them to action to solve today’s greatest challenges.

we believe in

global citizenship

Migration is a benefit to humanity.

storytelling and collaborations

Anchored in trust, respect, and empathy. .

inclusive excellence

Diverse communities, thinking, and storytelling is key to creating a better world.

outside the box doing

Technology breakthroughs combined with curious minds can lead to powerful solutions.

measurable action

over good intentions.

We tell stories that inspire action & create impact

We are storytellers + community organizers + data scientists + designers + technologists + seasoned entrepreneurs.

Ryan Letada
CEO & Co-founder

A Filipino diaspora member born in Kuwait, raised in the Bronx, NY. Serial Entrepreneur, Fulbright Fellow, Google Next Gen Leader, and Posse Foundation Scholar.

Jorge Fontanez
Head of Partnerships

Puerto Rican. First Movers Fellow at the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program. Clinical Professor of Marketing at Bard MBA in Sustainability.

Candice Quimpo
Senior Storytelling Strategist

Editorial consultant and writer based in Manila, Philippines, working with startups, social enterprises, and other creative ventures.

Ame Igharo
Production Manager

A member of the Nigerian, Jamaican and Cuban diaspora, she has lived in the US, Kenya, Nigeria, England, France and China. Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Leadership Program and Acumen Fellow.

Armand Quimpo
Creative Producer

He tells stories through the moving image, drawing from years of experience in commercial video production in the Philippines. He’s an illustrator, a motion designer, a film director, and a musician.

Mariah Reodica
Associate Storyteller

A filmmaker, independent musician, and writer born and raised in Manila, Philippines.

Our Advisors

Michael Ainslie
Former CEO of Sotheby’s and Chair Emeritus Posse Foundation

Austin Fragomen
President of Fragomen, LLC.

Monique Nelson
President + Chair of UWG

Roland Navarro
VP of SparkRevenue, CEO of Kumu Technologies

Cecilia Pagkalinawan
CEO of BRWN Media

Our Partners

Special thanks to:

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Our Founder, Ryan Letada was recently interviewed by Monocle Magazine's Daily Radio Show regarding relief efforts in New York City and new technologies for disaster response. He shares creatives ways to support relief efforts from attending Jeepney and Maharlika's fundraiser today to donating your time and talent to develop apps that support Philippines education and relief efforts in our Hackathon this weekend.

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"The global Filipino Diaspora is a hub and inspiration for world-changing ideas that pushes humanity forward.”, says Ryan Letada, NextDayBetter CEO and Co-Founder. “This global speaker and action series is designed to celebrate and amplify the impact of these ideas."

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"It is actually easy to find these world-changing people from our community that are leading the way in tech, in creativity, in different industries and we are contributing more, not just for the Philippines but for the entire world," Ryan Letada, founder of Next Day Better, said.

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