Bam endorses HaPinoy program
READERS are leaders, like Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, 35. His string of achievements includes graduating summa cum laude at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1999 with a degree in Management Engineering.
The young man with the gift of gab became popular when he hosted the TV shows, “Breakfast” and “Y Speak.” His achievements as a social entrepreneur earned him a Ten Outstanding Young Men award in 2010 and the World Economic Forum’s Asian Social Entrepreneur of 2011.
Bam is the first cousin of President Benigno Aquino III. Next year, he is seeking a seat in the senate. Throughout his career, he was an active participant in programs for the youth and under-privileged communities.
He belongs to the new generation of Filipino leaders: He solves social problems through innovation. He helps mothers work their way out of poverty via the HaPinoy program, which assists female microentrepreneurs in earning more for their families.
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