The Southern Luzon State University collaborated with Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) for numerous projects and programs, including a Culminating Activity for 2022 which benefitted 332 students.
The organization’s program on Accelerating Women Empowerment aims to improve the economic and social well-being of the marginalized, vulnerable sector, particularly women in different countries around the globe, including the Philippines. Likewise, it is designed to support MSMEs, particularly in the tourism and hospitality, agribusiness and microfinance sectors.
The series of mentoring sessions occurred from Oct. 1 to Dec. 4, 2021 under the Office of International and Alumni Affairs’ Empowering Business Students through Mentoring Project which is anchored on CESO’s program. The mentoring sessions were delivered by CESO Advisors Mr. Gerry O’Connor and Dr. John O’Dwyer.
Students from the following programs participated in the event: BSBA-FM, BSBA-HRM, BSHM, DBA, and MBA. Meanwhile a Certificate of Recognition was given to students who showed excellent participation and output presentation. The group of Ms. Jillian Bautista, Ms. Vanessa Jane Narvaez, Ms. Ivy Joy Alexis Abit, Ms. Allieza Hugo and Mr. Philip Ortiz were recognized as 1st Best Participative Students for their Rabbit Farming Business Plan, receiving Php 4,000. The 2nd place was given to a group consisting of Ms. Evangeline Cortez, Ms. Mikaela Cortez, Mr. Roniel Legaspi and Ms. Bianca Ysabel Tan for their business plan on Spinacharap Bakery, receiving Php 3,000. Ms. Julia Chariz Madayag’s Best Soya Tea, and Ms. Chelsea Marie Elento’s Beans and Books Business Plan both won 3rd Place, each receiving Php 1,500 cash courtesy of Mr. Gerry.
SLSU and CESO entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on June 14, 2021.
Article by: Amiel Jansen Demetrial