Ateneo Innovation Center

Institutional Partner

A research organization in Ateneo de Manila University, under the School of Science and Engineering. It promotes innovation through multi-disciplinary teaming and strategic long-term partnerships with Industry.

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

Institutional Partner

A service institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that is principally mandated to mitigate disasters that may arise from volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunami and other related geotectonic phenomena.

Hub of Innovation for Inclusion

Institutional Partner

HiFi is an innovation space for social good in Benilde and beyond.

WeatherPhilippines Foundation

Institutional Partner

WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. is a multisectoral initiative that aims to provide Filipinos with a premier weather sensing and forecasting system.

They seek to provide local governments and communities with free, accurate, and localized weather information for a timely response to severe weather conditions.


Institutional Partner

A tech innovation hub in Metro Manila that provides a venue for open collaboration, knowledge sharing, events, and startup acceleration.

Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation

Institutional Partner

The Philippines' major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster management. PDRF works with field experts and reputable humanitarian institutions to organize and coordinate private sector solutions to disaster management.

Expert Reviewers and Mentors

Jill Cariño


An expert on indigenous peoples’ culture and practices, she is the Convenor of the Philippine Task Force for Indigenous People's Rights and Vice Chairperson of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance.

Malvin Pagdanganan


As a Shelter and Settlement Specialist, he has worked in several disaster response programs in Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, such as the Tsunami Response Program in India, Cyclone Nargis Disaster Response Program in Myanmar, Emergency Program Response in Haiti, and Typhoon Haiyan Response in the Philippines.

Dr. Luis Razon


A chemical engineering professor and food technology expert, he is the director of De La Salle University Food and Water Institute.

Dr. Reinabelle Reyes


An astrophysicist and data scientist, her expertise include innovation and data science. She led the development of, a web-based decision support tool for better logistics during disaster relief and rescue operations.

Mark Joaquin Ruiz


A social entrepreneur and an expert in building resiliency for local supply chains post-disaster. He is the Co-Founder and President of Hapinoy, Founding Partner and Board Member of Rags2Riches, and Co-Founder and Board Member of AwesomeLab.