We know women startups need a lot of inspiration and motivation to get them going. Starting and growing your business is a challenging journey since being an entrepreneur is not the only role we play. Many of us have major roles in our families and communities as well.
More women are turning to entrepreneurship to accommodate their other roles in this time and age, so the need to find support, education, and inspiration is essential for every woman in business. Thanks to the digital age we live in, I’ve met many of my friends and business inspirations on social media where they share impactful wisdom and insights that has helped me not only in caring for my business and family but most importantly, in caring for myself.
In this post, I’ll share 10 inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs that you should follow as a woman running a small business. By following these female entrepreneurs, you’ll be inspired to start and take your small business to the next level!
Demi Bernice is the founder of Create & Rise Academy, one of the best-selling online courses in the Philippines. It’s an online academy platform where she teaches creative people how to market their chosen skill, work whenever and wherever they want to enjoy the benefits of time and location freedom. She has helped thousands of freelancers make money online. If you follow her social media pages, you’ll get lots of tips about digital marketing that you can immediately apply to your business. You’ll easily get hooked on watching her videos. Aside from getting a lot of valuable content, it’s also fun to watch.
Liz is one of the most inspiring beauty bloggers in our country. She is the CEO of LLB Inc. and the founder and editor of Project Vanity. She also has a skin care brand called In Her Element. On her social media pages, Liz doesn’t only talk about skincare and cosmetics, she also inspires her followers to build their confidence and leadership skills.
Maine Uy is the founder of SHEeo Society, a club for modern women entrepreneurs. The SHEeo Society intends to help ease business planning, development, and management processes by giving them the right tools as the foundation, giving them the platform, the community, the support for success. If you check out her social media pages, you’ll get a feel of her classy aesthetic taste and you’ll find a lot of insightful ideas about design and how to launch your business with ease.
Reese Fernandez-Ruiz is one of the founders of Rags2Riches, a social enterprise that aims to empower Philippine-based artisans, create eco-ethical fashion and home products, and alleviate poverty in Payatas, Quezon City. She’s been featured at different media publications as one of the successful startups in the Philippines and in Asia.
Kach Howe is one of the founders of Two Monkeys Travel Group, a company that helps you travel with ease and create beautiful experiences through their packaged tours, visa application assistance, and travel blogs. She also helps people how to make money through her travel blogging workshops. She has a really inspiring success story on how she met her husband, traveled the world and built her business.
Ayn is the woman behind Morena the Label, a clothing brand that celebrates brown skin, challenges colorism, and champions skin color positivity. You’ll learn a lot from her through her vlogs and social media pages as she shares the typical struggles of millennials and how to overcome them.
Karla is one of the names behind successful brands such as Aperitif, Sundowners Vacation Villas, and Villa Vicente. Karla loves to host parties and create grazing tables of her own, her hobbies turned out to be promising businesses. Aperitif offers an array of gourmet boxes, hot dishes, Paella and Porchetta, and party stations to make entertaining so much easier, way more stylish, and more delightful. Sundowners Vacation Villas is the newest tropical destination in Zambales that features whitewashed villas by the beach. Villa Vicente is a 7-bedroom, Spanish-themed mansion in Tagaytay.
The “Wais na Misis” of Chito Miranda, actress and owner of several businesses including Neri’s Bakeshop, Neri’s Gourmet Tuyo, Veryneri Sleepwear, and Neri’s Garden has built an empire around her passions and has helped people earn money through her businesses. On her social media pages, she gives tips on how to be a “Wais na misis”, “Wais kahit di pa misis” and shares her inspiring experiences about handling her businesses while managing her family.
Vern and Vernice Enciso
The famous Enciso sisters are not just Fashion & lifestyle bloggers and style stars but also entrepreneurs. For more than ten years now, the sisters have been writing about their style and adventures, and it only fits for them to finally launch a beauty brand that carries their names, VV and Co. For women who aspire to follow their dreams while spoiling themselves in the process and for the ladies who want to be inspired to turn their thoughts into something beautiful while being beautiful, there’s Vern and Vernice Enciso.
Following these successful women business owners on social media will allow you to learn from them as you start and grow your own business. Do you have any other inspiring Filipina entrepreneurs suggestions? Share them with us in the comment section!
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