The Filipino star
August 22, 2021 | 00h00
MANILA, Philippines – The President of Phoenix Publishing House Inc., Maria Pilar Fatima Sibal, has been named one of the “Most Influential Business Women in the World” by the New York-based International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Foundation (IWEC) .
Sibal received endorsement from the IWEC Awards Committee for its initiatives that have enabled Phoenix Publishing to address the many challenges that its business and industry have faced, including the pandemic.
She attributed her three working principles: modeling resilience, sales skills and influencing and fostering service as an instrument of business resilience.
“A strategic mindset, knowing the business landscape and knowing when to diversify is the very key that has kept the company strong and resilient. The company is built on the “sales force”. So, as the pandemic has profoundly changed lives and caused the closure of hundreds of thousands of businesses and put many more on the verge of closure, the business predisposition to openness and the will adapting and diversifying has kept it comfortably afloat, ”she said. .
With the adoption of new tools to deal with the pandemic, the company has branched out into other business areas, such as “assessment tools and digital learning resources to meet the demand for solutions flexible learning “.
With the growing dominance of cybertransactions, the company launched the Phoenix Aralinks Collaborative Learning Management System (LMS), a virtual distance learning system now used in educational institutions.
IWEC is a global, non-profit organization that rewards women business leaders and entrepreneurs for their increasingly influential and global work. The mission of the organization is to “connect and develop a global network of successful women entrepreneurs by working with international chambers of commerce and organizations of women entrepreneurs”.