I Went To RISE 2017, Here’s A Rundown of What It’s Like

I got a free ticket to RISE 2017 (I’ll talk about how I did that in a future article) 3 days before it kicked off. So, I took it as a sign from the universe and in 18 hours, I moved everything in my life around so I could fly out for a week and attend RISE, since this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. A free #RISEconf media ticket for a 21 year old college student from the Philippines? How many other people can say they have that? Continue reading “I Went To RISE 2017, Here’s A Rundown of What It’s Like”

Why You Should Be Attending Conferences – like what Harvard’s having at UP Diliman – The Border Collective

(Updated Oct 6, 2017) I love going to conferences. They’re the most productive way to spend your day, even if some think it’s a waste of time. And it’s only a waste of time, if

1) the conference is badly run,

2) the speakers are terrible, or

3) you’re uninterested in the topics. Continue reading “Why You Should Be Attending Conferences – like what Harvard’s having at UP Diliman – The Border Collective”