The Philippines is among the countries in Southeast Asia with a thriving blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.
According to a report by Chainanalysis last year, the country ranks second in the world in terms of cryptocurrency adoption.
And as Web3 gains momentum, more and more Filipinos are becoming involved in the industry.
Women, in particular, are making significant contributions to the growth of Web3 in the Philippines and beyond.
Meet The 21 Filipino Women Of Web3 Making Waves In The Industry
1. Patty Tiu
Patty Tiu was known as a DJ but is now conquering the world of Web3. She is an active Web3 advocate and is currently affiliated with the Tier 1 Alliance, the Filipinas NFT, and Bitskwela.
Just recently, she was one of the speakers at the Bull or Bear event hosted by Bitskwela both in Manila and Davao.
Apart from that, she is also the Head of Communications and partnerships at SurgePay and Nekoin Protocol.
2. Meg Amat
Meg is the head of NFT Curation on PDAX, which is one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the country.
She is an experienced creative director with diverse skills and experience in various fields.
3. Emily Delfin
Emmy Lou V. Delfin is the director of Department of Information and Communications Technology in the country.
As a woman leader in government, she strongly believes in the power of ICT as a great equalizer that offers opportunities to all individuals, regardless of their background or status in life.
4. Sheila Marcelo
Sheila Marcelo is the co-founder and CEO of Proof Of Learn, a platform with a mission to provide equal access to high quality education and nextgen jobs across the globe.
Their first project is the MetaCrafters, a platform for devs to learn Web3, earn rewards, and land jobs.
5. Ciara Tan Abing
Ciara T. Tan-Abing is the CMO and founder of Anotoys Collectiverse, which is the premier online toy store with a mission to revolutionize the collectible universe using blockchain technology.
6. Glerren Bangalan
Glerren Bangalan is the community auntie of the Diamond NFT Supercommunity, which is the biggest elite NFT group in Southeast Asia.
She is also one of the artists behind Negative Space Punks NFT Collection.
7. Shumate Royo
Shumate Royo is the former managing director of DevCon Philippines.
She has a proven track record of success in designing national expansion plans for programs and launching multiple events such as Campus DEVCON, Code Camps, Hackathons, and DEVCON Summits.
8. Khat De Guzman
Khat De Guzman is the co-founder and COO of Filipinas NFT, an NFT platform to empower Filipino women on Web3.
Aside from that, she is also the Digital Marketing Head of Scarletbox, Asia’s blue-chip arts NFT launchpad.
9. Sheree Gotuaco
Speaking of Scarletbox, Sheree Gotuaco is the founder and CEO of the platform.
She is leading the platform to increase awareness and participation in Web3 through blue-chip NFT artworks.
10. Vanessa Rose Dominguez aka Banana Cultist
Vanessa is the host and creator of Judgementea, a local and popular Twitter space event that covers several Web3 topics.
She is also affiliated with Filipinas NFT and Inspire DAO.
11. Chezka Gonzales
Chezka Gonzales is the founder of the Philippine Blockchain Week, an impactful and transformational Web3 conference held September 18–22 last year.
Besides that, she is also the Web3 business lead of Tier One Entertainment, which is a venture-backed esports and gaming organization that is home to world champions like Blacklist International.
12. Charle Camus
Charle Camus is the co-founder of PlayCash Finance, a browser extension that allows you smoothly crypto transactions from buying NFTs, swapping tokens, and cashing out.
Apart from that, she is also the Public Relations Communications Consultant of BreederDAO, an early-stage blockchain startup focused on creating the best play-to-earn digital assets in the metaverse.
13. Gabie Tanjutco
Gabie Tanjutco is a tech and culture enthusiast who excels at fusing the two.
She has found a way to combine her passions for food, culture, and technology as one of the owners of Keepers Bar, a Web3 gastropub in Poblacion.
14. Celeste Rodriguez
Celeste Rodriguez is the former head of information at YGG, where she leads the largest team in the organization that is focused on all marketing efforts and educational campaigns for the masses regarding Web3.
Moreover, she is also the Trading Psychology Specialist at ZFT Corporation, leading marketing efforts and helping educate thousands of traders.
15. Janina Manipol
Janina Manipol is the head of marketing at Serriva Labs, an independent Web3 game builder.
Alongside that, she is also a tech-savvy, multi-hyphenate creative and influencer with almost 10 years of experience in the digital field.
16. Stephanie Oller
Stephanie Oller is the co-founder and head of curation and collections at Unit 256, which manages brands like Artifract.
Unit 256 is an art-tech enterprise that primarily aims to democratize Philippine fine arts via NFT.
17. Bianca Cruz – Azurin
Bianca Cruz-Azurin is the co-founder of a Web3 community activation startup called ATT3ND. Aside from that, she was also one of the key volunteers for the Web3PH Summit held last year.
18. Marso Ya
Marso is a pastel and geometric illustrator whose work depicts alternate realities. She is also the co-founder and CEO of Level Art, a Web3 art agency.
19. Charlie Coroza
Charlie Coroza is the co-founder of Twala, a next-generation eSignature platform powered by Ethereum blockchain smart contracts.
She is a dedicated professional with a passion for unlocking the potential in others through her HR expertise and guidance.
20. Jen Bilango
Jen Bilango is the Corporate Strategy and Growth Lead of Blockchain Space, a platform that enables Play-To-Earn Guilds to scale in the Metaverse.
21. Jem Chua
Jem Chua is the head of operations in the Philippines of Metacare, Web3 benefits platform for the future, a virtual membership leveraging technology to bridge the gap between providers and the gig economy.
These Filipino women come from different backgrounds and have varied experiences, but they all share a passion for Web3 and a commitment to advancing the industry.
The pioneering Filipino women highlighted in this article are just a few examples of the many women who are leading the way in Web3.