MENTORSHIP SERIES [INSPIRE]: March 1 - 4, 2021
(Watch the webinar on our Facebook Event page)
This is a week-long series of public webinars from professionals all over the world. These webinars aim to cover the topics to be dealt with during the Diliman Solutions Challenge, specifically tackling the UN Sustainable Development Goals with technology, while guiding the participants in building their careers in the tech industry.
IDEATHON [IDEATE]: March 5 - 6, 2021
A 48-hour hour intensive brainstorming event where students can showcase their creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking by addressing and solving local challenges in-line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During the event, Mentorship Roundtables will be held where participants can book one-on-one consultations from experts around the world on March 6.
START-UP WEEK [INTERACT]: March 8 - 13, 2021
A week-long networking event that provides avenues for ideators to pitch their ideas and create a team with interested developers. It is an initiative that seeks to connect “thinkers” and “doers”.
TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS [INNOVATE]: March 15 - 19, 2021
A series of workshops that aims to familiarize the participants with Google technology. It seeks to provide resources that supplement the knowledge the participants currently have.
MENTORSHIP WEEK [EMPOWER]: March 22 - 26, 2021
Teams will be given an opportunity to meet with a DSC mentor to improve and identify problems from their project through feedback and consultations.
Teams can be formed at the beginning or during the challenge itself. Your team should have a max. of 4 members. Participants who registered without a team or with incomplete team members would be teamed up with other participants during the Interact: Start-up Weekend (March 8-13).
Cirrolytix Research Services
Solutions Architect for Social Impact
VP for Inclusive Growth
Supply Chain Analyst
Co-Founder and COO
Youth Engagement Analyst
Google Developer Groups PH
Google Developer Expert Web Technologies
World Food Programme (WFP)
Food Security and Vulnerability Analyst
Albert is a developer and entrepreneur who's worked on consumer, enterprise, and government software products. He is the co-founder and CTO of Symph, a design, development, and startup studio. At Symph, he has architected and developed solutions for 500 Startups, Office of the President of the Philippines, and the World Bank. Albert leads a diverse team of developers in creating software solutions. He ensures that the team's output is high quality and performs well at scale. Albert is also passionate about empowering startups and has been involved in the Philippine Startup Ecosystem, by facilitating and mentoring at Startup Weekends and other events. Prior to that, Albert started SpellDial, directed plays, and mentored street children. He studied Information Technology at the Centre for International Education Global Colleges. He lives in Cebu City, Philippines with his wife. His interests include theatre, performing arts, and the non-trivial act of eradicating poverty.
Johanna Erroba serves as UNDP Philippine's Youth Engagement Officer and coordinates Youth Co:Lab, an initiative co-led with Citi Foundation that aims to accelerate the SDGs through youth leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. She was a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer working on child protection and has worked on school-to-work transition of young people with UNESCAP and the Philippine National Youth Commission. She was involved in several evaluation studies related to disasters and emergencies preparedness and joined several humanitarian missions in her earlier engagements. Johanna has a Master's degree in public management with a track on public policy and program administration and has a Bachelor's degree in business management from the University of the Philippines. She surfs, plays rugby, loves reading books, practicing yoga, and playing music.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Communications Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Chevron Holdings Inc.
Chief Finance & Externals Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Creatives & Branding Lead
University of the Philippines Diliman
Tech Education Lead
Internal Affairs Lead
Data Operations Lead