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Written by Talia ArañaEdited by Anna DivinagraciaGraphics by Trasy Ipapo “Listen to the scientists.” It’s a phrase we hear often — too often, in fact. Why? “The Philippines ought to invest in research. We should realize that science-based solutions are more reliable and effective, especially in global threats such as a pandemic,” said J-Ann Marie Lego, a Science Research Specialist from the National Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the University… Read More

Written by Kelly Punzalan Edited by Victoria Albitos Many of our favorite brands and companies began as small startups that went on to become highly successful ventures‒ Amazon, Canva, Grab, Lazada, Angkas, just to name a few. In the past few years, local entrepreneurs of all ages have jumped on the startup train and have made waves across different industries. Filipina women make up a significant percentage of these entrepreneurs, empowering women… Read More

Written by Victoria Albitos Edited by Lauren Fajardo More than 150 years ago, a star was born; or rather, a girl who would grow up to watch the stars. On December 11, 1863, Annie Jump Cannon was born in Dover, Delaware to Wilson Cannon, a shipbuilder and statesman, and his second wife Mary Jump. As a child, her mother taught her constellations and home economics. She also encouraged her to pursue studying… Read More

Written by Kelly Punzalan Edited by Lauren Fajardo and Cebo Cruz Interviewed by Bea Rondon Despite rising numbers of women in animation, the industry is still heavily male-dominated, with only 23.2% of jobs in the field held by women according to Animation Career Review. Marla Rausch thankfully did not have to endure the less-than-ideal treatment that many women in the technology industry are used to. Throughout her career, people naturally had formed biases and… Read More

Written by: Cebo Cruz

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Written by: Mika Go Tiong

Written by: Nadia Vaillancourt