About Monica Padillo

Monica Padillo is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Over the course of her career, she has worked for various tech companies and written articles focusing on the US government contracting industry, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and more. She has co-authored books focusing on business, innovation, and women empowerment as well. On the side, she works as a portrait, fashion, and product photographer.

  • Published author

    Monica Padillo has contributed original writing to a published book at Bookshelf PH.

  • Internationally recognized

    Monica Padillo's work has been featured in local and global media.

  • Certified bestseller

    Monica Padillo's work has been officially recognized as a bestselling book in the Philippines.

Monica Padillo's work

Monica Padillo co-authored Planting Greatness: Organizations Accelerating Social Impact in the Philippines, Fearless Filipinas: 12 Women Who Dared to be Different, The Evangelists: Insights from Leaders of the Nation's Most Beloved Brands, and The 50: HR Leaders Reimagining the Filipino Organization. She was also a copyeditor for Healthy Buhay, Happy Mama: Risa Hontiveros' Journey Through Motherhood and Big Deal: An Anthology of Filipino Women's Stories and Art Volume I and associate editor of The Creative Innovation Launchpad: Building A Culture of Innovation.

As featured in

  • BusinessWorld

  • Esquire

  • Manila Bulletin