Millennials #BeyondTheSelfie: Meet the new PayMaya ambassadors
Apr 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM
To further inspire and empower the #NowNation to pursue their passions and achieve their goals, we launched “Millennials Beyond the Selfie.” Through this campaign, PayMaya seeks to spark deeper conversations and help debunk the stereotypes and myths surrounding a much talked-about generation.
In line with #BeyondTheSelfie, we are proud to introduce a new set of brand ambassadors who are redefining their generation. They are: Phenom with a Purpose Alyssa Valdez, Expat Community Builder Louis Faure, Philippine eSports Champions: TNC Pro Team, Pinay Solo Backpacker Gael Hilotin, Mural Master Jappy Agoncillo, Artsy Mom Ava Te-Zabat, and Online Jill-of-All-Trades Wiji Lacsamana.
Get ready to meet a refreshing side of millennials — one that pursues a meaningful cause and bursts with creative energy to make their dreams happen.
1. Alyssa Valdez
The Volleyball Phenom with a Purpose
The volleyball maverick pushes through as the first Filipina import in a foreign sports team, after playing for the national women’s volleyball team. Beyond being an athlete, Alyssa also coaches young and talented volleyball players, and is a proud co-owner of ‘Ally’s All-Day Breakfast’.
2. Louis Faure
The Expat Community Builder
Would you trade Parisian living for farming and agribusiness? 24 year-old Louis did. He fell in love with the Philippines in 2014 and has stayed ever since. A Filipino-at-heart, he works with the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm as an agribusiness development officer.
3. Ava Te- Zabat
The Artsy Mom
As the blogger behind ‘Artsy Fartsy Ava’, she has been chronicling her experiences as a mom, art enthusiast, and pop culture junkie for over a decade now. Despite her busy schedule, Ava recently finished a degree in Export Management, proving that women can raise a family while nurturing her own career and passions.
4. Jappy Agoncillo
The Mural Master
Jappy creates vibrant murals that come alive with artistic energy. With each spray from his can, Jappy captures the aesthetic and expression of his generation while inspiring fellow up-and-coming local artists.
5. Gael Hilotin
The Pinay Solo Backpacker
Gael showcases the beauty of the Philippines and the strength of the Filipina in her blog, The Pinay Solo Backpacker. She has been to all 81 local provinces and shares her travel know-how to empower fellow wanderers.
6. TNC Pro Team
The Philippine eSports Champions
TNC used DoTA, a popular multiplayer online battle video game, to bring pride to the country on the global front. They are known for causing an upset at ‘The International 2016’ where they swept victory from crowd favorite ‘OG’ from Europe.
7. Wiji Lacsamana
The Online Jill of All Trades
Wiji is an all-around creative–a self-taught illustrator, thriving tattoo artist, and perfumer in her shop called ‘Radioactive Mushrooms in the Forest’. She balances different crafts while taking care of her two-year-old son Rocco. Wiji is a proof that passion can turn into profit if your heart and mind are into your venture.