WYAAP Holds Skills Workshop Series



World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) successfully held two new Skills Workshop Series last March 9 and 11, 2017 on Portrait Photography and Entrepreneurship for Creatives respectively. Both workshops were held at the WYAAP office in Katipunan, Quezon City.

The photography workshop entitled, Portrait Photography: Capturing Hidden Stories, was held on March 9, 2017 and was led by local commercial photographer, Tarish Zamora. Ms. Zamora shoots for multiple magazines, restaurants, retail brands, and other local companies, besides shooting for leisure for her signature project, the Coffee Shop Series. Besides tackling technical concepts in portrait photography, her workshop involved mini test shoots and one-on-one consultations with her workshop participants.



The workshop on entrepreneurship entitled, Entrepreneurship: Crafting a Business for Creatives was held on March 11, 2017 and was led by Crafter and Entrepreneur, Mansy Abesamis. Ms. Abesamis co-founded Hey Kessy–an online and physical crafts shop that aims to promote arts and crafts by making washi tape and other arts and crafts materials more affordable and available in the Philippines. Along with her friends, she also started several other ventures, namely: Dandy Ona Jewelry, After Nine Keeper, Katipunan Art FestivalLet’s be Makers, and Craft Camp. Mansy shared her creative journey from her early days as a crafter to juggling multiple successful ventures that provide opportunities to crafters and art enthusiasts nationwide.




The workshop series served as a fundraising effort for the projects of WYAAP, in particular, the WYAAP Summer Camp, the regional Internship Program, and the Human Dignity Curriculum.

WYAAP would like to thank Mansy Abesamis, Tarish Zamora, the WYAAP Batch 1 interns and volunteers, and the attendees who supported each workshop session.

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