As the youth champion for SGD 9 (Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure), Jessica spoke alongside sixteen other exceptional young leaders all over the Philippines. During her speech entitled “From Ground Zero To Hero,” she shared about her life-changing experiences in Marawi where she trained residents of the city right after the infamous siege.
As wrapped up her bit, she left a very eye-opening and hopeful message, “With the rise of online workers and digital advocates in Marawi, demand for better technology, infrastructure, and internet speed will follow, and will pave the way for a new type of employment in Marawi.”
An empowered woman and Mindanawon, Jessica is one of the nation’s pioneers in digital marketing and the online work industry. She was acknowledged for her role in advocating digital literacy and responsible use of social media through training and empowerment which she believes are catalysts in providing long-lasting solutions in today’s global economic and technological problems.
Jessica’s involvement in developing the Philippines’ online work landscape has been very significant. She played a vital role in developing onlinejobs.ph, which provided a job platform for Filipinos to be connected with employers all over the globe.
Despite her hectic schedule, she imparted her knowledge about working online in various sectors in the country. She was part of the training team for the Department of Information and Communication Technology’s Digital Jobs program. During which, she provided help and online work training to various rural areas in Mindanao, including the city of Marawi.
Local farmers and entrepreneurs were also given assistance by Jessica as a part of the Philippine Rural Development Projects Mindanao organized by the Department of Agriculture. She also played an integral role in the advancement of micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises through the Rural Impact Sourcing Training by the Department of Trade and Industry.
As an entrepreneur, Jessica founded and co-owns a digital marketing company, Coffeebot Solutions, which helps local and international businesses flourish on the internet landscape through effective use of online tools and social media. The company specializes in web design and development, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and management, email outreach, lead acquisition, paid campaigns, and video and graphic design.
Established as a small home-based company, Coffeebot had grown into one of Davao’s leading digital marketing agencies providing exceptional online services to its clients. Located in Amalgated Building, Iñigo St., Davao City, the company has over 30 employees specializing in a wide array of technical and online expertise to serve small-and medium-scale entrepreneurs achieve success in their businesses.