ePahayagan Editor's Note: There's been a lot of interest in Loida Nicolas Lewis lately. We think it's important on reading once again a very well researched 2007 article on the leadership qualities of Ms. Nicolas Lewis and how she has developed into becoming a strong community leader. How One Filipina Woman Steered the Course of One of the Most Successful Business Enterprises in America. "From Cheerleader to Coach" By Regina Balane, Manila, December 2007. Story from Munting Nayon.
Myrna Tang Yao (Global FWN100™ '15) on mentoring young women: “Successful entrepreneurs should embrace mentoring and sharing their experiences to guide other entrepreneurs to become successful. There are many young people with potential who are willing to be guided. Their success will benefit our economy and our people.” Story from PhilStar Starweek.
Myrna T. Yao, CEO of Richprime Global Inc. (Global FWN™ '15) got her first entrepreneurial start at her family's sari-sari store and selling accessories to her classmates in Bicol. She now heads Richwell Trading, a leader in distribution and retail of branded consumer goods in the Philippines. Yao was recently interviewed by ABS-CBN where she shared meaningful insight on micro-entrepreneurship as the chairperson of the Philippine Commission on Women. In support of women's entrepreneurship, Yao shared, “if you have an idea, don’t wait, and if you’re afraid to make mistakes, mistakes will make you learn and will make you grow. So any problem that comes, you just have to face it and then you will learn from it and you will grow from it. And then you will be a better person and a better entrepreneur." Watch the video interview after the jump.