SAN FRANCISCO – Consul General Neil Frank Ferrer met with University of San Francisco (USF) Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asia Pacific (CBSI-AP) officers led by its Director, Dr. Xiaohua Yang, and Assistant Director, Dr. Vivian Faustino-Pulliam. Dr. Donald Lewis, who is an adjunct professor at USF’s Department of Economics, Law and International Business also joined the meeting.
Deputy Consul General Raquel R. Solano, Consul Vanessa Bago-Llona, Consul Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil, and PTIC-SV Trade Commissioner Celynne Layug also joined the meeting to discuss possible areas of cooperation with USF’s newest full-fledged research center that focuses on business and innovation in Asia Pacific.
USF is a Jesuit university founded in 1855, with links to Philippine-headquartered Ateneo de Manila University. USF also has a Philippine Studies program called the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program, which is an interdisciplinary minor specializing in the cultures and histories of the Philippine diaspora. (PCGSF Release)
Philippine consulate officials led by ConGen Neil Ferrer pose with USF Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asian Pacific officers led by Director Dr. Xiaohua Yang. San Francisco PCG photo.