GoDigital Pilipinas Appoints Mishy Co as New Executive Director

GoDigital Pilipinas (GDP), an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for Filipinos through the adoption of digital services and convened by the Presidential Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) - Digital Infrastructure, has recently made a significant announcement. They have appointed Mishy Co as the Executive Director and Trustee of the Corporation.

Co's new role is focused on serving the GDP movement within the PSAC-Digital Infrastructure, which has gained recognition from President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for its efforts in advancing digital progress across the nation.

Mishy Co, GoDigital Pilipinas

Henry Aguda, the PSAC Digital Infrastructure Lead and President of UnionDigital Bank, extended a warm welcome to Co and the new members of the Board of Trustees. He commended her "unwavering commitment to the objectives of the GoDigital Pilipinas Movement" and expressed confidence that her experience, skills, and dedication to government initiatives will significantly contribute to the success of their digital transformation endeavors.

Co's professional background in the digital realm is expected to strengthen the PSAC - Digital Infrastructure Sector's capacity to support the nation's development plan and digitalization agenda through the GoDigital Pilipinas (GDP) movement.

Carlos Gatmaitan, the Chairperson of GDP, expressed his support and admiration for Co's "expertise and passion in policies and programs" that promote the development of digital infrastructure and services. He emphasized the importance of her leadership in helping the country succeed in the digital economy.

In addition to her role with GDP, Co also serves as the Managing Director for The Bureau PH, where she focuses on developing digital strategies and content to support good governance and public policies.

Co conveyed her gratitude for the warm welcome she received and highlighted their shared vision for the digital advancement of the Philippines. She is committed to contributing to the realization of the President's vision of ushering in an era of innovation and progress through digital initiatives.

Co is a graduate of UP Diliman in 2008 and pursued certification studies at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. to enhance her skills in social and public policy.

She stated, "It is my intention to further the development of policies and programs, including promoting digital literacy, enhancing digital skills and capabilities, creating new business opportunities to support the digital economy, and ensuring digital rights, protection, and privacy."

The Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) of the Philippines was established by the Office of the President to foster innovative partnerships and strengthen relationships between the private and public sectors.

Meanwhile, the Digital Infrastructure Sector of the Council was established to provide practical recommendations focused on advocacies such as digitization initiatives, digital literacy, and inclusion.

GoDigital Pilipinas

GoDigital Pilipinas (GDP) aims to advance the digital landscape of the nation, empowering both its citizens and businesses through digital innovation.

Henry Aguda reiterated the commitment of the PSAC Digital Infrastructure group to support the nation's development plan and digitalization agenda through the GoDigital Pilipinas (GDP) movement. He emphasized their vision of ensuring that every Filipino has the necessary tools and skills to thrive in the digital sphere through collaboration between the public and private sectors.

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