Posts by 

Lea Villena

Interviews

Spreading Love through Indulgence

A coffee and boba shop serves as a testament that genuine customer fulfillment is enough reason to give maximum effort towards the job and that working hand-in-hand with other small shops can drive one's own business forward--Brew Lounge.
Community

Resources: Stop Anti-Asian Hate Now

We at Chicago Asian Network want to help inform you better on racial injustice so we’ve compiled a list of resources that you could refer back to and share with those you know who need to see these.
Business

A Journey to Rediscovering One's Inner Child

The pandemic has made people face questions revolving around making life better. Fortunate are those who are able to figure out what they want to do, who they want to be, and be able to shift from one career to another. But what about the rest? Meet Micah, Founder of Tadhana Creative Coaching, who struggled with personal battles and ultimately succeeded.
Interviews

Filipino American Actress Cosplays Disney's Raya

Get to know a creative soul, Filipino American actress Monica Joelle Ortiz, who inspires her audience with strength and fearlessness that made her pursue her goals unapologetically.
Business

Daring Entrepreneur Takes on the Start-Up Challenge

Roxy Popkiewicz, a Filipino American savvy entrepreneur who founded the ROXYPOPZ MEDIA--a social media management company that entered a booming scene where most businesses are now rapidly shifting to the world of e-commerce. She shares that her passion for storytelling and helping the small business community was one of the reasons why she started ROXYPOPZ Media.
Business

How This Dallas Business Misrepresented Mahjong

The Mahjong Line came under heat for selling a rebranded look version of the Mahjong tile sets for a price range of $300-$425 dollars. Mahjong is a highly popularized game that originated from China and was made popular in the United States during the 1920s. Though, recently, the company's founders have adversely popularized it.
Interviews

FYLPRO’s New President Aims to Step Up The Game

Incoming FLYPRO's President, Louella Cabalona, shares her success story and how the organization overcomes challenges throughout the years.
Arts/Entertainment

START-UP: An Impressive K-Drama For The Budding Entrepreneur In All Of Us

Start-Up is all about one’s journey in building their own company from scratch but it goes a bit deeper than that. Find out a couple of things that we find impressive about the series to give you a quick view of what makes it interesting to watch!