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It’s What I Do: UAE Power Pinays
May30

It’s What I Do: UAE Power Pinays

It’s What I Do: UAE Power Pinays Illustrado takes a peek at the lives of 3 Power Pinays based in the UAE – Danelle Palang, Dusit Hotel’s Dir. of Marketing Communications, Phil. Business Council – Abu Dhabi Chaiman, Entrepreneur Jan Barlow, and Entrepreneur and Cacao Farming Advocate Iman Suguitan , to find out what makes up the life of a successful Filipina living each day to the fullest.   Marketing and...

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About Pinays Take Charge
Apr11

About Pinays Take Charge

  The Pinays Take Charge campaign is an advocacy project of Illustrado in line with the Women of Substance endeavor created to contribute to Filipina empowerment. The project seeks, not only to create a more positive image for Filipinas in the region, but also to assist in addressing problems and concerns relevant to Filipinas.   The Pinays Take Charge Guidelines have been written to provide simple guidance specific to...

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Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products
Mar30

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products By Anna de Leon Pia Wurztbach bagging the Ms. Universe crown makes one wonder as to what makes the Filipina stand out among a bevy of beauties from around the world.  The answermay lie along the aisles of our groceries back home, and now even here abroad, in the beauty products that have taken care of our beauty queens, our mothers and even us growing up.  Before the likes of Likas or Hortaleza...

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The Filipina On Top: Deconstructing Maria Clara – Part 2 of 2
Oct13

The Filipina On Top: Deconstructing Maria Clara – Part 2 of 2

An Illustrado Mini-Documentary The Filipina on Top: Deconstructing Maria Clara Getting to the heart of the Pinay’s Madonna-Whore Syndrome Is the modern Filipina well-informed enough not to fall into bad situations? Or are we unknowingly contributing to our own problems? A Timonera Grafik Production Produced by Illustrado Magazine Director/DP: Kamil Roxas Gaffer: Charlie Drilon Sound: Ed Aquino Production Assistants: Choi...

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Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi – Trailblazing Filipina
Oct09

Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi – Trailblazing Filipina

  It’s been four years since Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al-Mahdi has been hailed as one of Illustrado’s Women of Substance. But through all the recent accolades – her recent Emirates Woman – Visionaries Award, the Bagong Bayani, her inclusion in the 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the World, among other commendable developments in her life. Her story remains the same – that of an empowered Filipina who...

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