Aboitiz Land, the real estate arm of the Aboitiz Group, joins hands with the Aboitiz Foundation in partnering with Connected Women to train and support marginalized and disadvantaged Filipino women in Artificial Intelligence and Data Innovation (AIDA) skills.
The initiative aims to expand Filipino women’s skills and create for them potential income opportunities. Connected Women will offer training and mentorship programs to beneficiaries through their award-winning Elevate AIDA program. This will open new job opportunities and provide them with the skills and knowledge to succeed.
This partnership is a significant step towards creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce in the Philippines, while also promoting gender equality and empowering women.
Connected Women, founded in 2017 by Gina Romero and Ruth Yu-Owen, is a social impact tech company with a community of 100,000 women. They have been making significant strides in empowering women in the Philippines through training in technology skills and upskilling for the global Artificial Intelligence industry.
The organization offers training programs to expand the skills of marginalized and disadvantaged Filipino women, with the ultimate goal of creating potential income opportunities
“We are thrilled to partner with Aboitiz Land in our shared mission to promote gender equality, diversity, and sustainable economic growth in the Philippines. This collaboration is a testament to our organizations’ unwavering commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of marginalized and disadvantaged Filipino women. Aboitiz Land’s dedication to sustainability, innovation, and gender equality is truly inspiring, and we are proud to stand with them in creating a more inclusive future. We firmly believe that this partnership will have a transformative effect on the lives of countless Filipino women,” said Connected Women Co-Founder Ruth Yu-Owen.
Aboitiz Land is committed to innovating toward sustainability, starting with property technology in developing products and services and now, community development.
Through this initiative with Connected Women, Aboitiz Land supports marginalized and disadvantaged Filipino women in the communities they operate in, namely San Juan, Batangas, and Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija.
The partnership between Aboitiz Land, the Aboitiz Foundation, and Connected Women is a clear manifestation of their shared commitment to sustainability and community development and is aligned with the Aboitiz group’s #OneAboitiz Sustainability Framework.
Furthermore, the partnership supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on Gender Equality, emphasizing the importance of empowering women and girls for sustainable economic growth.
Aboitiz Land’s commitment to sustainability, innovation, and gender equality reflects the company’s dedication to creating a better future for all Filipinos.