Rappler Women: The year in moods

The Rappler women discuss national events, media and the emerging role of women in society, as well as their journey as women and professionals

MANILA, Philippines – It’s been a year of roller coaster emotions and defining struggles both for the women of Rappler and the country they are covering.

The Rappler family is an organization dominated by 20somethings starting a career in online news — Multimedia journalist Natashya Gutierrez and documentary producer Patricia Evangelista among them. They are led by top journalists in the country: CEO Maria Ressa, Managing Editor Glenda Gloria, Investigative Desk Editor Chay Hofileña, News Editor Miriam Grace Go, Editor at large Marites Vitug — women who broke the glass ceiling of journalism and created the pioneering vision of Rappler.

Get to know the women behind the fastest growing news organization in the country. Get a glimpse of the mothers, daughters, managers and corporate strategists behind the Rappler women. 

What are the sacrifices they make for their work? How do they maintain work-life balance? What issues and events do they feel strongly about? What does it take to be a journalist?

The Rappler women discuss trends in national events, media and the emerging role of women in society. They talk about their journey as women and professionals, secure in their identity, comfortable with their age.

Rappler’s sex health columnist Ana Santos moderated the live talk show with Maria Ressa, Miriam Grace Go, Patricia Evangelista, and Natashya Gutierrez.

Watch the discussion below.



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