The Filipino diaspora is a global resource of innovators, creatives, and entrepreneurs. How might we ignite a movement that utilizes their talent and build a tenacious global community of changemakers working to find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues?
Serving as the Deputy Director of Girl Rising, a global movement to educate and empower girls, at the center of which is an innovative feature film highlighting the stories of 9 unforgettable girls in 9 countries around the world, Tara manages partnerships with leading NGOs, corporations, and policy-focused groups, connecting best-practice, girl-focused PROGRAMS around the world to the Girl Rising.
Jayson Atienza is a Creative Director in advertising as well as an artist, living and working in NYC. He has collaborated with brands worldwide including HBO and GAP, and most recently has released a custom canvas sneaker with Bucketfeet that will be featured at Nordstrom Stores across the United States, beginning in Spring 2014.
Johneric Concordia is owner of Park's Finest BBQ in Los Angeles, California. Starting out as a small catering company, Park's Finest BBQ is now one of the most renown Filipino restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Johneric attributes his success to hardworking moms, the Filipino people's love of good food, and lots of hardwork.