PHCM Hosts Second Youth Forum on Building Success

PHCM Hosts Second Youth Forum on Building Success

The Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba (PHCM) Inc. would like to invite you to the 2017 “Youth Forum on Building Success” event on April 6, 2017, from 6 PM to 9 PM at the DMCI Library (720 Alverstone Street). Participant registration will begin at 5:30 PM.

Now in its second year, the event aims to instil the importance of education and hard work, promote involvement in the Filipino and wider community, and inspire high school and post-secondary students to pursue engaging and fulfilling careers. PHCM has invited a set of guest speakers, identified leaders in their industries and fields, to share their stories of career development, discovering their passions and pursuing higher learning.

This year, “Youth Forum for Building Success” attendees will benefit from the talent and wisdom of such role models as Hipolito “J.R.” Alibin, finance expert and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA); Professional Engineer and President of the Filipino Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, Ethel Fernandez; Maples Collegiate English teacher Jay Jimenez; Civil Engineering Technologist and project manager Catheryn Morton; and Bisita restaurant owner and chef Roddy Seradilla. Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The event is in cooperation with Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute (DMCI), University of Manitoba Filipino Students Group (UMPinoy), Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) Inc., and Magdaragat Philippines, Inc.

Students and parents can attend the event at no charge – cost is FREE. To register, please email or fill out the online form here:

Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba is a coalition of Filipino organizations representing a number of regional, professional, religious, women’s, youth, alumni, and other Filipino associations across the province and reflects the diversity of Philippine society as well as Canada’s vibrant and dynamic multiculturalism.

For more information about PHCM, please visit We can also be found on Facebook ( and on Twitter (@PHCM_Inc).

Additional questions can be directed to PHCM’s Public Relations Officer at