Modern Filipina beacons, builders and champions

PLDT Home features Gretchen Ho, Krie Lopez and Dumaliang Sisters in #SheConnects campaign

Gretchen Ho, Krie Lopez, Ann and Billie Dumaliang are successful young Filipinas from the media, business, and environmental fields. They may have different backgrounds but have one thing in common that makes them all winners in their own right – the power of women connections. How do they overcome the odds and inspire other women to do the same? Simple. #SheConnects.

This Women’s Month of March, PLDT Home launches the #SheConnects campaign that seeks to connect women from all walks of life to help inspire, elevate, and educate one another. The #SheConnects campaign puts a spotlight on the unique journeys of Gretchen, Krie and the Dumaliang sisters who have become successful Filipina champions, beacons and builders of today’s generation.

Gretchen Ho, TV personality and Woman in Action

Ever since her college days as a champion athlete, Gretchen Ho was viewed as a role model of the youth. She has won in many other arenas as a TV personality and reporter. This Woman-in-Action’ is a bright beacon for others to emulateand inspires people to be brave in speaking up and taking action for what they believe in. She aims to shed light on real issues, to be brave enough to tell the truth by telling real stories and encourage others to do the same.

Ann and Billie Dumaliang, Managing Trustees of Masungi Georeserve

Ann and Billie Dumaliang have established one of the most successful efforts in environmental protection and preservation in the country today.

The struggle to protect the Masungi Georeserve was difficult and dangerous, to say the least, but the sisters believe that one has to be brave their commitment to environmental sustainability.

They are now champions in their own story and hope to inspire others to connect to nature and protect it.

Krie Reyes-Lopez, Founder and CEO, Messy Bessy

Krie Reyes-Lopez could have focused on reaping the fruits of profit and income but instead, she centered on social welfare and women inclusivity and has received widespread acclaim for her efforts.

She has evolved the ‘Messy Bessy’ brand from a successful cleaning and personal care product line into a full-fledged development program that provides training, counselling, and education for women. She is a prime example of a master builder and many lives are now the better for it.

Powered by PLDT Home’s strongest connections at home, these empowered women will share their stories in a masterclass video series.
Learn more about the success journeys of Gretchen, Anne, Billie, and Krie by watching their videos on PLDT Home’s social media pages:

PLDT Home on YouTube
PLDT Home on Facebook
PLDT Home on Twitter

Photo from left: Gretchen Ho, Krie Reyes-Lopez and Ann and Billie Dumaliang

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