Celebrate Pride Month in style

MANILA, Philippines – Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) network Telus International Philippines (TIP), provider of digitally-enabled customer experience and business process solutions, celebrated Pride Month with a Design Your Own Pride Jacket and mini fashion show at its activity center location Vertis North recently.

“At the Design Institute of the School of Fashion and the Arts (SOFA) we enhance individual skills, share personal narratives through creative self-expression. This activity aligns with our goal and purpose of inclusive stories and initiatives,” said Associate Director Madz Constantino during the activity briefing.

Media viewers freely expressed their most authentic selves by creating art out of a denim jacket. Design materials, Pride-themed patches, lapel pins, buttons, rolls of ribbon, no-glitter beads, and custom workspaces were provided to attendees from mainstream and online media. They had 30 minutes to finalize their respective design aesthetics.

At the peak of activity, entries from Philstar.comManila Bulletin and Nylon Philippines magazine were named top 3 contributors.

“Fashion is performance art. For me, Pride Month is about expressing and celebrating your authentic self in every way you can. And I believe that fashion can be a powerful vehicle for self-expression. It enables us to make clothing that speaks and goes with a message; conveying a story at every turn,” announced SOFA Design Studio Instructor and fashion designer Fred Telarma, who chaired the judging panel along with Madz Constantino, Associate Director at SOFA, and Pia Gajasan, TIP’s Asia Pacific Communications Manager.

“Pride goes beyond the month of June. Here at TIP, everyone wants to be addressed with their chosen pronouns. Our diversity efforts have continued throughout our years in business,” said Carlos Giammatei, Director of Brand, Telus International Asia-Pacific. marketing and culture.

Since its inception in 2005, TIP has affirmed its enduring commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through art, fashion and personal expression. Its building is lit up with the proud colors of the spectrum every night of Pride Month.

TIP has four locations around Metro Manila as well as two new locations in Iloilo supporting top local and global brands.

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