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PR Gaz president chosen as one of Go Negosyo Filipina Entrepreneurs of 2013

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The Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (Go Negosyo) named PR Gaz president Siu Ping Par as one of its Filipina Entrepreneurs of 2013. Ms. Par received the award during the 5th Go Negosyo Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit held March 1, 2013 at the World Trade Center Manila.

Ms. Par was one of the twelve distinguished Filipina entrepreneurs recognized by Go Negosyo for their remarkable contribution in their respective fields. The other honorees were: Corazon Dayro-Ong (CDO Foodsphere, Inc.), Maria Fe Agudo (Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc.), Charita Puentespina (Puentespina Orchids and Tropical Plants, Inc), Amb. Preciosa Soliven (OB Montessori, Inc.),  Tina Maristela-Ocampo (Celestina), Glenda Barretto (Via Mare), Dr. Eleanor Tan (Healthway Medical), Bambi Verzo (Concertus Manila), Dr. Vivian Sarabia (Vivian Sarabia Optical), Cynthia Villar (The Villar Foundation), and Heny Sison (Heny Sison Culinary School). Go Negosyo also paid tribute to Dr. Helena Benitez of Philippine Women’s University, Socorro Ramos of National Book Store, and Esther Vibal of Vibal Publishing House, Inc. as Women Entrepreneur Icons. Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, keynote speaker for the summit, personally presented the award to the women honorees.

Also during the women summit, PLDT-SME Nation chose the PR Gaz president as its Filipina Technopreneur of the Year. Ms. Par received the award from PLDT SME Nation executives led by its vice president Kat Luna-Abelarde and community consultancy head Gabby Cui.

After the awarding, the women honorees joined a forum sharing their experiences and insights as women entrepreneurs. The Go Negosyo annual event was timed in celebration of international women’s month.