Women On Top: The Career Development Journey of Filipina Business Executives in the Philippines

What comes to mind when you hear the word "CEO?" In this lecture, Dr. Osi discusses his research on Filipina women who occupy traditionally male-dominated top leadership roles in their companies.

Rico is an Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator at the Ateneo de Manila University-John Gokongwei School of Management. He teaches Marketing Research and Entrepreneurship under the Marketing and Law Department and handles Philippine Business Environment for the Leadership and Strategy Department.

Previously, he served as Director under the Office of the President, Philippine Centennial Commission in charge of the Philippine Centennial Movement. Currently, he is Head of Marketing for Pulse Asia Research, Inc.

He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Studies, Major in Organizational Development from the Ateneo de Manila University. He completed his Postgraduate in Business and Commerce at Monash University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and received his Masters in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. His research interests include: culture, gender, leadership, business and entrepreneurship.

File Download

Download presentation file

Download This File


The Magisterial Lecture series is a collection of selected talks from Ateneo classes, delivered by some of the University’s most respected faculty members. They are produced and shared for the benefit of learners everywhere. Magisterial Lectures will be available on Areté’s YouTube channel for free.

Magisterial Lectures is an Areté Production done in partnership with The Department of Communication, Loyola Schools and the Eugenio Lopez Jr. Center for Multimedia Communication.

In times of uncertainty, we find solace in each other, and turn to places online that allow us to learn, move, and interact remotely. We are proud to present Areté Connect: an online portal where you can access our programs no matter where you are.