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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

NextDayBetter Launches a Worldwide Speaker Series

Defining Breakthroughs by the Global Filipino community


(New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, London March 25, 2014) Bringing together big thinkers and innovators, NextDayBetter introduces the Summer 2014 launch of our first worldwide speaker series in the following cities: New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. The series is themed Defining Breakthroughs: Unlocking Human and Community Potential, exploring how to harness the power of individual, community, and innovation-driven breakthroughs. "The global Filipino Diaspora is a hub and inspiration for worldchanging ideas that pushes humanity forward.-, says Ryan Letada, NextDayBetter CEO and CoFounder. -This global speaker and action series is designed to celebrate and amplify the impact of these ideas."

NextDayBetter provides a global platform for inspiring innovators to share their stories on how they have overcome challenges and failures, and how to continue to make real, visible change for communities in the Philippines and beyond. For some, a breakthrough means rebuilding a more resilient community after a disaster like Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines1͝ for others, it means breaking through unchartered waters2.

We invite you to NextDayBetters Defining Breakthroughs series, as city curators inspire audiences through speaker talks, interactive activation spaces, art installations, and culinary arts. This international series will kick off at our flagship location in New York City, on May 3rd [Time] at Centre for Social Innovation (601 W. 26th St #325). Confirmed speakers include Geena Rocero, Nicole Ponseca, and more. Defining Breakthroughs will then continue in Los Angeles, California͝ Toronto, Canada͝ and London, United Kingdom.

In the past, the NextDayBetter stage has included speakers like Tara Abrahams, Deputy Director of Girl Rising͝ Ray Sison, Art Director of Nike FuelBand͝ AJ Rafael, Music Artist and YouTube Sensation͝ Rebecca Garcia, Co- Founder of CoderDojo NYC͝ Chef Miguel Trinidad, CoFounder of Jeepney and Maharlika NYC͝ Jay Jaboneta, Founder of Yellow Boat of Hope͝ and Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Winning Journalist and Founder of Define American.

To receive updates on news and registration for each event, go to NextDayBetters official website at http://www.nextdaybetter.com/, and select the city of your choice.

About: NextDayBetter is a platform that spreads ideas and actions that make the next day better. Ideas and actions are Philippines-flavored and rooted in design, entrepreneurship and innovation. We invite innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, do gooders both Filipino and NonFilipino to share their stories about creating a better future.