Innovation Pavilion To Host Panel Exploring Careers in Tech


We live in the mecca of Innovation. But it’s not just for tech geeks and Stanford grads - Innovation is for everyone. Come join the fun and meet some amazing Filipinos who want to tell you their story. The 2 days are jam packed with fun, innovation and networking:

On Saturday, invite your kids to learn how to build cannonball launchers and we will giveaway these amazing Kiwico Innovation kits. Bring your Lolos and Lolas and have our Tech ambassadors show how to setup and use their tech devices. Listen to a panel of Filipino Entrepreneurs discussing why now is a good time to explore a career in technology, checkout Pixar-in-a-Box and win some amazing door prizes just by being there.

On Sunday, we will continue with a panel discussing how technology is shaping our lives today and in the future, watch an Augmented Reality demo and come pitch your startup idea to a panel of investors.

Wow, Who said Innovation is boring?


Future Trends: Pinoy Techies' Perspectives on How Tech will shape our lives


Have you wondered what are the latest trends in tech today? Have you thought of how this will affect your lives and the lives of your children in the future? Join us for an engaging discussion of innovators in the Filipino community during the Pistahan Celebration.

We have the distinguished panel of PInoy tech pioneers:

Shaina Tantuico - The role of tech in behavior change and habit formation

Rose Sagun - Blockchain for Social Impact and Edtech

Kenn So - AI and Data start-up and venture capital

Enrique Olives - Digital Media and Video

Ping Riviero - Financial Technology and Growth

Co- Moderated by:

Earl Valencia, start-up adviser and Partner at Cognity Labs, the first virtual start-up accelerator between Silicon Valley and Southeast Asia starting with the Philippines.

Leadership Pavilion Showcases Emerging Talent and Future Leaders with Open Mic, Career Launch Panel, and Career Fair


Check out the Leadership Pavilion this Saturday, Aug. 10th from 1-3:30 PM and witness Filipinx/Fil-Am talent at the Pistahan Open Mic! Featuring performances by Izzle, Zeyonce, Kidz Groove, Soulidarity Wave, Jaeya Bayani, Rodney Manalo, and other creatives. Bring your friends and peers, and enjoy the show! Student org representatives from PASU (Stanford), Kasamahan (USF), and PASS (UC Berkeley), as well as YFPA, will also be tabling and offering advice around scholarships, college prep, and the college experience.

On Sunday, Aug. 11th from 1-3:30 PM, join us for a Career Launch panel to learn more about starting careers in law, real estate, and entrepreneurship. We are also expecting a number of companies/employers at our Career Fair to offer career guidance, advice, and employment opportunities! Don't miss out.

See any Pistahan posters or banners throughout the city? Take a picture next to one, showing off your #PinoyPride & make sure to tag our page & hashtag #PISTAHANSF on social media for a chance to get featured on our Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook pages!



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