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Pacita U. Juan

Pacita U. Juan

  • 1st Filipina to win the Small Business Entrepreneur Award (2003)
  • Founder of the 1st Figaro Coffee Shop (1993)
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Figaro Coffee Co., Inc. and Figaro Foundation Corporation

"There are so many opportunities yet to be tapped in this country [the Philippines]. All it needs is for us to look at the positive side."


Small Business Entrepreneur 2003
Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines 2004
Learning from three success stories

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?