An award-winning professional entrepreneur is set to address the Class of 2019 for the University Commencement Exercises on March 16 at the FU Green.
Mylene Abiva, this year’s commencement speaker, is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of FELTA Multi-Media Inc., – a company that produces innovative and instructional materials and devices used for educational purposes in a span of 53 years. Since 2012, FELTA serves as the Education Solution Provider of INTEL Education.
Abiva, in her entrepreneurship ventures, has earned the following accolades: Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines (Women Entrepreneur) 2009; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Leader (Women’s Category) 2009; ASEAN Woman Entrepreneur 2015; 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World 2016, and ASIA CEO’s Most Innovative Company 2017.
In her desire to share her experience and expertise in entrepreneurship and marketing, she became one of the pioneer mentors of GO NEGOSYO in 2005. Abiva also served as President of the Philippine Marketing Association (2009) and organized the Philippine Robotics Olympiad. At present, she is also serving as an Ambassador of the World Robot Olympiad.
Aside from being a mother, entrepreneur and professional marketer, Abiva shared about her love for mountain climbing, boxing, tennis, reading, shopping and watching movies.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Commerce major in Business Management from the De La Salle University – Manila as second honors.