Cristina Calaguian is an international motivational speaker, social entrepreneurship advocate, activist, and private business owner.
Speaking both to corporate and public audiences on the subject of Personal and Professional Development – specific topics include Happiness at Work, Leadership, Career Management, Social Engagement & Entrepreneurship, and Financial Literacy. In addition to participating as a keynote speaker and panelist at frequent business events.
Advocating and facilitating personal and corporate involvement in Social Entrepreneurship and support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through leadership roles in non-profit organizations including
President (2020-2021) Rotary Club of Manila 101
President and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Alumni Association of the Ateneo Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship (AAALSE) UAE
Council Member UN IMPACT2030 UAE – Advocating Employee Volunteerism
Co-authored “DISRUPT 3.0: Filipina Women Rising” published by Filipina Women’s Network and launched at the House of Lords Westminster Palace, London last September 13, 2018
Founder of TINIG NG KABABAIHAN (Voices of Women), an online platform empowering Filipina women globally from all walks of life and advocating Gender Equality (UNSDG#5).
Middle East Coordinator Volunteer for UGAT Sandaline, a Free Online Counselling Service for Filipinos globally providing psycho-emotional relief, spiritual counseling, personal development and relationship counseling.
She is also a regular resource speaker at Amity University – Dubai, UAE for MBA students on Career Planning and Career Development.
As a Business Owner in 2011 Cristina founded, and has since served as the Managing Director of, Dagaz HR Consultancy and Recruitment Company FZ LLC – a strategic business consultancy focusing on People Management and SME Foundation & Growth and a social enterprise “Empowering Employment for People of Determination”.