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Erika Aquino Event Speaker


Erika Aquino: Strategic Advisor and Angel Investor with a Global Focus

With over 20 years of executive leadership experience, a Masters in Communication, an MBA, and a lifelong love for words, Erika Aquino is a force to be reckoned with.


Erika's background from a developing country, combined with her extensive travels, equips her with a unique global perspective. She offers fresh, grounded insights into solving the world's biggest challenges while seamlessly combining useful frameworks and data into spot-on, customized content that delivers actionable insights.


Whether on stage or virtually, Erika brings her signature energy, wit, and intelligence to every event.


Erika is a sought-after speaker on topics such as Angel/Seed Investing, Marketing, PR/Corporate Communications, Start-up Strategy, and Female Entrepreneurship.


As an angel investor, Erika has invested in over 15 ventures. Her portfolio spans key hubs including the Philippines, Singapore, Miami, Austin, Los Angeles, Germany, and the UK. She has a special affinity for women and minority-owned projects with high growth potential in the fields of wellness, agriculture, education, sustainability, and the future of workspaces.

Some of her keynote topics:


Investments Beyond Borders

Gain new perspectives into global investments from unconventional locations.


Behind the Scenes Leadership

Explore strategies for making a profound business impact without seeking the spotlight.


Growth Mindset

Discover how adopting a powerful perspective can shape a business's approach to challenges and opportunities.

Personal Desk
“Working with Erika was an absolute pleasure. Her infectious energy and positive outlook were instrumental in transforming our events and public engagements into unforgettable experiences. Whether brainstorming creative marketing strategies or effortlessly navigating high-profile interactions with government and business partners, Erika consistently brought a level of enthusiasm and professionalism that elevated our entire team. Her natural ability to connect with people on a personal level, combined with her keen understanding of strategic communication, made her an invaluable asset in fostering strong relationships with our stakeholders. Erika's innovative ideas and unwavering dedication to excellence consistently exceeded expectations, leaving a lasting impact on our organization and the communities we serve.”

Derrick Latreille
Chief Learning Officer

Mapúa Malayan Digital College (Ayala Education)

Speaking Engagement Highlights

Explore Erika's recent speaking engagements, where she has captivated audiences with her insights and expertise. From industry conferences to educational seminars, Erika has shared her knowledge and experiences, inspiring and empowering listeners across various fields.


Guest Speaker

American Marketing Association (AMA) NEIU College of Business and Technology of the Northeastern Illinois University




FilAm Coffee Talk Panels: The Journey of the Pinay to the Global Playing Field by The Barrio @SXSW


Guest Speaker

Check Please: A Real Talk Conversation with Top Angel Investors and What They Look For in Their Investments

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