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Jeannie E. Javelosa
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Jeannie is an advocate for Culture and Sustainability. She is a Writer-Visual Artist, and awarded Book Author with a regular column in a Philippine newspaper. She has contributed to publications in the Southeast Asian region in the past two decades. She is also a branding specialist and social entrepreneur. Jeannie is a sought after speaker on topics of her interest: culture, sustainability, wellness and women's issues.

Jeannie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters Degree of Fine Arts. She is Co-Founder of ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle and President of the ECHOsi Foundation. She is also a Co-Founder of EON Stakeholder Relations Network (the Philippine affiliate of Edelman International) and Curator for the Yuchengco Museum.

Entries by Jeannie E. Javelosa

The Good Life

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 2:19 PM

I am looking through a luxury magazine in an airport transit lounge. Back home, my country, the Philippines is in the challenging attempt at helping our people hit by the super typhoon of all time: Yolanda/Haiyan... struggling to stay alive and rebuild their lives.

I flip through the magazine issue...

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Face Up to F.A.C.E

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2013 | 4:26 AM

With the way the world is going, it's clear that ego has been the guiding force in everything -- actions and outcomes of lives of individuals, groups and societies stem from unconscious connections to the acronym FACE.

F-A-C-E are four tools that our small ego personalities use to block...

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Planet Entrepreneur: Women Speak

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 2:11 PM

When Steve Strauss, Advisor to the World Entrepreneur Forum, asked me to join his list of contributing writers for a book he was authoring entitled Planet Entrepreneur, I jumped at the chance to present an emerging economy perspective from Asia, as well as the chapter he assigned to me on...

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Wake Up to Health

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 11:55 AM

It's a new year, literally a new age... So let's wake up to health in a totally new way! Why not change perspective? Just because it's the new year, here we are again trying to have intentions, a usual pattern. Every new year, we resolve, resolve, and with gritted teeth,...

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Entrepreneurs: A Way to Change the World

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 9:42 AM

Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 15-21) was all about initiatives to introduce the spirit of entrepreneurship to the youth, and to the general public at large. The worldwide initiative emerged in 2008 from result of Enterprise UK and the USA's Entrepreneurship Week. To date, more than 10 million people from 102...

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Disruptive Women Entrepreneurs

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 6:53 PM

I am in the midst of all these women with exciting, innovative business models that have social causes wrapped up into the core of their businesses. In the first hour that I met my other co-finalists for the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards here in Paris, I knew this experience would...

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Soul Mates of Karmic Connections?

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2012 | 2:55 PM

A marriage made in heaven! Or hell. We find examples of one or the other. Okay, there may be limbo states too, but exclamations of extreme descriptions are what often mark a relationship or marriage. You can make your marriage or relationship a heaven or a hell. Can you really?...

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Speech Is Energy

(1) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 2:08 PM

A friend of mine called to ask if there was a different reason as to why she could not shake off her sore throat for the past month or so. She wanted to know if there was a reason for this in the etheric level. Since energy manifests itself in...

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Energy Fair Trade

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 5:58 PM

I believe in inner change so that outer action can be best expressed. If we want to change the world, as Mahatma Ghandi stated, then we better begin with ourselves. So let talk fair trade. No, not the organized social movement and market-based approach that aims to help producers (often...

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Global Summit of Women

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 5:55 PM

When women come together, there is great power. I have become a loyalist to one such gathering -- and this is the Global Summit of Women. It has been ongoing for almost two decades thanks to the initiating and sustaining power of its Founder and Summit Leader Irene Natividad, President...

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Sustaining a Lifestyle

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 11:09 AM

Each of us defines the kind of lifestyle we want. Sometimes, we define it quite unconsciously as we allow trend, tradition and friendships to define how we live or what "we should want and have." Our food choices, clothing styles, what we enjoy and how we spend our free time...

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