FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NextDayBetter highlights trailblazers from diaspora communities New York, NY – April 23, 2015 – Genius is everywhere. What began as an experiment in New York City two years ago has turned into an international speaker and food series with events emerging in Los Angeles, Toronto, London, San Francisco, Washington DC, Orlando, Vancouver…

At NextDayBetter, we scour the Earth for the boldest changemakers and creatives from the global Filipino diaspora. We found them and asked them to share their world-changing ideas on our stage. These leaders in entrepreneurship, civil rights, the arts, and more are helping to reimagine the capacity of global Filipinos to create impactful solutions, not…

A Year-End Reflection from NextDayBetter Chief Builder, Ryan Letada Dear amazing people, As 2014 closes, I wanted to celebrate and share my dreams with you. NextDayBetter, while it is still evolving, is about collective storytelling — the power of communities to tell their own histories and contributions to the world. NextDayBetter is a platform for them to…

DO I LIKE HIM? Llana plays former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos in ‘Here Lies Love’. All photos courtesy of Jose Llana The following article was originally published through our content partner, Rappler. NEW YORK CITY, USA – It was 1991 when Lea Salonga received her landmark Tony Award for Best Actress in Miss Saigon, a…

The following article was originally published through our content partner, Rappler. NEW YORK CITY – The story of the undocumented US immigrant found a face in Jose Antonio Vargas when he revealed his status in an iconic New York Times piece. It shook the national conversation and put a spotlight on the 11.7 million people…

Estelle Reyes regaled the NextDayBetter + LA audience with tales of how personal failures, indecisiveness and taking risks eventually landed her a career that combined her two passions: education and entrepreneurship. During her inspired talk, she shared how teaching entrepreneurial skills to young people can empower them to pursue their dreams and uplift their communities….

“Half us were high school drop outs. We were people of color. We were in the food industry. Statistically we should have failed.” This man is LA’s local expert on backyard boogie and BBQ. Johneric Concordia, founder of The Park’s Finest in Downtown LA, fuses Filipino flavor and Southern soul to create pure ecstasy on…

An English Heritage blue plaque in Primrose Hill commemorates Dr. Jose Rizal, a famous writer and national hero who lived there. He travelled to England in 1888 to study “Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas” by Antonio de Morga and research other historical documents at the British Museum. Fast forward to the present day, to press…

It’s homecoming time. NextDayBetter has been connecting and activating change makers from the Filipino diaspora in cities all over the world. Now we’re circling back to the motherland.   NextDayBetter + Manila is taking flight 2015. The Philippines is a hotbed for innovation ripe with groundbreaking ideas. The world’s boldest creatives, entrepreneurs and social do-gooders…

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