Rappler goes to Holy Angel University for #MovePampanga

Rappler goes to Holy Angel University for #MovePampanga
How can young people use social media for social good? Read how you can get tickets to Rappler-Move's February 16 workshop in Angeles City

MANILA, Philippines – In the social media capital of the world, are the youth really harnessing the power of technology to create the future they want?

This is the question Rappler puts forth through its regular MovePH social media workshops. 

On February 16, Rappler, in partnership with the Holy Angel University, will hold its a workshop with the them “#MovePampanga: Social media for social good.”

The workshop will be held from 9 am to 4 pm. 

“#MovePampanga: Social media for social good” aims to inspire the youth to use technology and social media to instigate changes in their communities and the country. 

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa will speak to students about the changing media landscape, how technology has changed the way we view the world, and how to take action. 

Other speakers are Rappler’s veteran and young journalists, including: 

Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza, head for content strategy and research

Zak Yuson, head for MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm

Paterno Esmaquel II, multimedia reporter

Natashya Gutierrez, multimedia manager

#MovePampanga Program



8:00 – 9:00


9:00 – 9:10

Opening Prayer

National Anthem

9:10 – 9:20

Welcoming Remarks:

VP Robert Tantingco

VP for External Affairs and Corporate Communications,

Holy Angel University

9:20 – 9:50

Keynote Speaker: Draw the line

Maria Ressa

CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler Inc

9:50 – 10:00

Q and A with Maria Ressa

10:00 – 10:10

Exchange of Tokens

10:10 – 10:20

Speaker 1: The evolution of journalism

Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza

Content and Analysis Head, Rappler Inc

10:20 – 10:30

Speaker 2: From Yolanda to Francis: How we told the story


Paterno Esmaquel II

Multi-media Reporter, Rappler Inc

10:30 – 10:40 Intermission

10:40 – 11:00

Speaker 3: The power of social media


Zak Yuson

MovePH Director, Rappler Inc

11:00 – 11:10

Speaker 4: Youth voice: What change do you want to see?

Eric Vincent Yumul

National Executive Vice President,

Alliance of Legal Management Associations of the Philippines

11:10 – 11:30

Panel Q&A:

Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza

Zak Yuson

Paterno Esmaquel II

Student leader from Holy Angel University

Moderator: Voltaire Tupaz

11:30 – 12:00p

Social media activity:

I am a #changemaker 

12:00p – 1:30p

Lunch Break

(Student leaders’ meeting with MovePH)

1:30 – 1:50p 

Morning Recap 

Video testimonials

1:50 – 2:20

Speaker 5: Why I tell stories

Natashya Gutierrez

Multimedia Manager, Rappler Inc

2:20 – 2:30

Q and A with Patricia Evangelista

2:30 – 2:40

Intermission Number from Holy Angel University

2:40 – 3:00

MovePH: Call to action

Presentation of action initiatives


Zak Yuson

MovePH Director, Rappler Inc

3:00 – 3:30p


Group photo

Due to limited seating, the event is by invitation only.

Students, faculty, and guests of Holy Angel University can secure their tickets by emailing HAU’s Alfie Maniti: armaniti@hau.edu.ph.

Students from other colleges and universities in Pampanga can contact Rappler’s David Lozada via e-mail: david.lozada@rappler.com.

With a student population of 17,000, Holy Angel University is one of the largest and most respected universities in Central Luzon. Several of its programs have been declared centers of development by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). – Rappler.com


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