Jeannie Javelosa is an advocate for culture, sustainability and gender and speaks internationally on these topics. She is co-founder of ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle and GREAT Women, social enterprises that support market access for small artisans' community products. Her strategic strength is as prime mover and innovator of GREAT Women Brand Platform.
She was instrumental in innovating, creating, spearheading and bringing in international funding for national Philippine development programs within a national platform reflecting the acronym of GREAT= Gender Responsive Economic Action for the Transformation of Women. As private sector lead to the inclusive gender platform, she has influenced national and regional eco-systems within the social good, green and gender sustainability models. GREAT Women has been identified as a viable gender enterprise platform for ASEAN.
Jeannie was Asia-Pacific Finalist to the 2012 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award in Paris, France; 2018 Go Negosyo Outstanding Women’s Entrepreneur Awardee; 2018 Outstanding ASEAN Women Entrepreneur Awardee.
She is the Chair & Founding President of the Business and Professional Women Network; member of the Women’s Business Council of the Philippines, and Founding Director for the Philippine Women Entrepreneur Network. She graduated with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, USA with professional experiences as artist, museum curator, strategic branding, marketing and communications.