Obama invites 2 Filipinos to entrepreneurship summit in Washington
Manila (23 March) -- US President Barack Obama has invited two Filipino entrepreneurs to join the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship that will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., from April 26 to 27, the US Embassy in Manila said on Monday.
The Filipinos - Joey Concepcion and Bai Sandra Basar - will join participants from over 40 countries in five continents in an event hosted by Obama together with the Department of State and the Department of Commerce.
Concepcion is a businessman, entrepreneurship consultant and co-founder of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Inc. whose ?Go Negosyo? movement pushes for optimism and the business spirit among Filipinos.
Basar is a member of the Board of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Business Council and a member of the Mindanao Regional Development Council in Region 12.
The summit will identify how Washington can deepen ties between business leaders, foundations and entrepreneurs in the US and Muslim communities around the world. (PIA-Bohol) [top]