Thank you for participating as a China Conference: Southeast Asia (CCSEA) delegate, scheduled for February 18-19, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. We would like to share updates about our event with you.

We have been carefully monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus, the recommendations by the World Health Organization, as well as health and international travel advisories. In the interest of your safety, we are postponing the event. We will be in touch shortly with a new conference date.

We appreciate your patience and sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. We look forward to having you join our conference later this year.

Thank you very much.


Maoi Arroyo

Principal and Co-Founder, Ignite Impact Fund

About me

Maoi Arroyo is a multi-award winning serial entrepreneur who has created 3,500 jobs in the poorest parts of the Philippines. In 2018, she became the principal and co-founder of the Ignite Impact Fund, the first fund focused exclusively on eradicating income and access poverty in the Philippines. The fund is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Over the last decade, she received several honors including being one of the DevEx 40 under 40 international development leaders in 2013, one of the UK Foreign Commonwealth Office's international leaders in 2014, and being named as one of the World Economic Forum’s young global leaders of 2015. She is also an adjunct professor at the Asian Institute of Management, where her research has focused on the national innovation system and startup ecosystem. She obtained an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from the University of Cambridge, and her first degree in Biology (BS) from the University of the Philippines.