Jollibee Group Joins Filipino Trailblazers in Global PHTimeIsNow Forum in New York
September 28, 2023
Global Filipino trailblazers will take centerstage in New York on October 28, PHTimeIsNow: A Time and Place to Connect with Fellow Filipino Trailblazers that will be held in New York at the Harvard Club of New York City, with Jollibee Group’s Beth Dela Cruz among its speakers.
“I am honored to share our Jollibee Group story at the historic Harvard Club NYC for the PHTimeIsNow forum.”
shared Beth Dela Cruz, President for Jollibee Group North America Asian Brands (Jollibee, Chowking, and Red Ribbon).
“Being on stage with accomplished Filipinos like Bobby Lopez and Loida Lewis inspires us to work even harder to share Filipino pride here in the United States and around the world.”
Dela Cruz joins the ranks of renowned trailblazers such as Bobby Lopez, Double EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & Tony) award-winning composer for Frozen, Coco, Avenue Q, and Book of Mormon, and Loida Lewis, philanthropist, businesswoman, and author of “Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?”.
Lopez was born in Manhattan to a Filipino-American family and attended Yale University before writing songs for local theatres. Lopez received his first EGOT in 2013, at the age of 39, making him the youngest individual to win all four awards and the first Asian to do so. Lopez received his second Oscar in 2018, becoming the only person in history to obtain a double EGOT, making him a legend in the fields of television, music, film, and theater.
Lewis, a practicing attorney in both the Philippines and New York, was the first Asian and Filipino woman to pass the New York bar without having studied law in the United States. She also served 10 years as General Attorney in the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (currently U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services) and won her discrimination action against INS in 1979.
Headlining the full-day summit is Karen Davila, one of the Philippines’ most celebrated news anchors who has been recognized globally and locally for her achievements in journalism as well as her contributions to various advocacies and charities.
PHTimeIsNow was launched in June 2018 to create a platform for Global Filipino Trailblazers, Mentors, and Changemakers to share their personal stories of learning, success, and growth in hopes of helping the next generation to reach greater heights in their personal and professional lives.
PHTimeIsNow2023 is supported by Jollibee Foods Corporation.
To learn more about the event and the participating Global Filipino Trailblazers, Mentors, and Changemakers, visit www.phtimeisnow.com or follow PHTimeIsNow on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.