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10.15.2007

Illac Diaz




Illac Diaz
AKA Illac Angelo Ancellotti Diaz

  • 1st Filipino winner of the 1st DHL Young Entrepreneurs for Sustainability Award (YES, 2007)
  • 1st Filipino recipient of the Ten Outstanding Young Men award for social entrepreneurship (TOYM, 2005)
  • 1st Filipino Winner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology US$100K Business Plan Competition
  • Founder of the Usap-Kamay program
  • Founder of MyShelter Foundation

QUOTE
“Nowadays, our most important resource is being left out: the young people who want to make a change. Young people can change the world. Sometimes, establishments don’t work. It’s up to us to find a way to do what we want.”


DATE OF BIRTH
1972

MOTHER: Silvana


USEFUL LINKS

AIM Graduate Named One of Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines
Illac Diaz: Outstanding Young Person of the World
Social Entrepreneur Illac Diaz: It's Possible To Change The World
Yes to change
ACTS Speaker: Illac Diaz

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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