Category: Podcast

Confronting the Past, Offering Hope Through Your Story with Cinelle Barnes, Author, Essayist & Educator

https://media.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/p/content.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/Cinelle-5_20_20_7_51_AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCinelle Barnes is a memoirist, essayist, and educator from Manila, Philippines, and is the author of Monsoon Mansion, a memoir we primarily discuss on this episode. Her debut memoir was listed as a Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 by Bustle...

Embracing Stillness & Blooming amidst Ambiguity with Christy Cunanan, Founder of Cheeri Cheeri Ice Cream

https://media.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/p/content.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/Christy-5_14_20-1_48-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSChristy Cunanan is the founder of Cheeri Cheeri Ice Cream, a Vegan Filipino Ice Cream company, that shares the peculiar, traditional, and boldness of the Philippines and its flavors. Christy also works full time as a Production Coordinator at Walt...

“Remind yourself of who you are, as it’s essential to being able to own a space” – Alexis Bustos, Interaction Designer, UX Researcher, Advocate for Inclusivity in Design & Tech

https://media.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/p/content.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/Alexis-Bustos-4_30_20-11_00-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAlexis Bustos is a San Francisco-based Interaction Designer, who is making waves while promoting Pinay Excellence in the world of User Experience Design & Research! She is consistently advocating for inclusive design and accessibility in tech. She holds a BFA in...

“We’re not talking about the mental health issue” – Deirdre Levy, Candidate for NY City Council, Special Education Teacher on Covid-19, Effects on Education & Mental Health, and Staying Strong in Isolation

Deirdre is a special education teacher working with third grade students in Prospect Heights, living in Brooklyn New York. Most of her experience comes from working with kids with severe autism, and she’s been advocate for all learners, including kids with dyslexia, intellectual disabilities and emotional disabilities. Deirdre believes that the...

“Womanhood in Pre-Colonial Philippines was fierce and tender, all at once” – Gabes Torres on Filipina history, Decolonizing your Identity & Reclaiming your Innate Worth

Gabes is a researcher, artist, theologian, speaker, and psychotherapist in training, and her life’s work is to demonstrate how there’s nothing “post-” about post-colonialism. She recently completed a Master’s in Theology and Culture at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, focusing on colonialism and is completing her Master’s...

Yana – Filipino Food movement, how she’s bringing Kamayan to the world (Salo Series founder/acclaimed-Nomadic Chef)

https://media.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/p/content.blubrry.com/filipinaontherise/yana-10_8_19-11_48-AM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn March 2013, Yana Gilbuena had the epiphany that she wanted to bring Filipino food and Kamayan to all 50 states. At the time, she was working a completely different job, and didn’t have any formal training as a culinary...