Chapter Lead: Beatrix Mercado
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Beatrix is the founder of a start-up, Project Fit PH, which focuses on improving health & wellness. She is a Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian and a product developer. She worked as a professor for 4 years and eventually pursued entrepreneurship full time.
She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics under full scholarship grant, and she has a Master’s Degree in Food Science. Amidst her academic involvement, she believes in maximising her potential, as she also engaged herself in politics and theatre performance while selling various products as her side hustle.
She also currently invests in real estate and stocks.
Beatrix has been featured on media platforms such as the ANC channel, iJuander GMA News TV and FH&S Magazine. She also actively participates in speaking engagements in various schools and private companies.
Beatrix firmly believes that the Philippines can grow and advance more through financial literacy and women empowerment; she also believes in maximising one’s potential because it does not only bring financial growth but it adds value to others and the community too.
Beatrix makes sure she does not miss her morning workout, meditation and business book reading; this gives her peace, wisdom and energy throughout the day. With her free time, she usually bakes or studies Spanish.
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