MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Teleperformance Philippines (TP) hosted its #BreakTheBias Digital Forum as part of its celebration to support International Women’s Day. Organized by TP Women, this event highlighted the importance of bringing light to the fight for women, identifying individuals for equality, and breaking stereotypes and reducing discrimination to create a gender equal world.
Other topics include a conversation on gender bias and discrimination and how everyone can take a part in breaking the bias in the workplace. The event culminated in the participants taking a pledge to be advocates for gender equality.
Marilyn Ventenilla, Senior Director for Communications and Marketing and TP Women Philippines Chair gave a message of encouragement during the event. “This also makes their journey at TP Women much more thrilling. As a catalyst, we’re driving positive change and its members of the Teleperformance global community, we will pursue increased opportunities to support the human potential regardless of age, gender orientation, and ethnicity.”
TP Women, which was launched in 2019, is a Teleperformance effort committed to celebrating the accomplishments of women in the industry while also providing a network and support system for women.
The event was live streamed at the Teleperformance Philippine Facebook Page and was hosted by Ceej Tantengco. Feature panelists included Program Manager of the Philippine Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (PBCWE) Amor Curaming, Lunas Collective founder and Assistant Professor of the University of the Philippines Diliman’s Department of Women and Gender Studies Sabrina “Inna” Gacad, Kreations Upcycled Furniture founder Akrisah Helig, multi-award-winning actress, comedian, and advocate for diversity Candy Pangilinan, and lastly, Director of Operations for Teleperformance’s Telco group Nina Abad.
“Teleperformance will continue its mission as evangelists for achieving and sustaining equality within Teleperformance and beyond, so let’s continue to join the movement to break the bias because collectively we know that we can break the bias in our communities, we can break the bias in our workplaces, we can break the bias in our schools, colleges and universities,” said Ventenilla.
Those who want to get more insights on women breaking gender bias can check out this link to the event on the Teleperformance Philippines Facebook page. To know more about Teleperformance Philippines, visit their website at www.teleperformance.com