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Past Delegate Panel

Cesar Abueg UniPro  My move is... CA  …to finally put

into action what I've been dreaming, planning, and hoping to do for the Pilipino community. Specifically, I am writing a book and starting a non–profit organization this year. I will be traveling and speaking about the topics and stories contained in the book over the coming years.

UniPro  How did the UniPro Summit influence

if you help enough other people get what they want." — Zig Ziglar. UniPro  Create a rallying cry for the UniPro Summit. How would these words mobilize delegates to serve a particular cause or act in the interest of their community? CA  There is an inspiring story of a girl who was thrust into a role. This role, though unexpected, determined the survival of her race. Her uncle, Mordecai, said this to the girl:

"If you keep silent at this time, liberation and deliverance will come to the Jewish people from another place, but you and your father's house will be destroyed. Who knows, perhaps you have come to your royal position for such a time as this."   —Esther 4:14

you as a past delegate? How did it inspire you to “make your move” in the Pilipino community? CA  UniPro truly changed my life. It’s not just the event, but also the people involved. I have met, connected, and befriended many great people who have positively impacted my life. Let’s not wait until we are personally affected to During the event, I heard stories that inspired me to act. But in order to act, I had to act. Or our lack of participation will touch, not only the suffering, but you, your family, your respectively understand all other efforts being friends, someone dear to you. As many know, the Pilipino people have “Be part of the story, not a been thrust into the limelight for various reasons, from a celebration of an incredible footnote or a quick mention. athlete we all love to cheer for, to a devastating tragedy that the world has never seen. As a Be the hero, the very reason you result, many have shown interest, support and love for the Philippines and its people. were put on this earth. Become To take advantage of this opportunity, no matter how it came to be, is an opportunity for who you were made to be.” us to work together for a common cause. There is so much to do, and so little time. If we do not act now, then when and what circumstance? addressed. I also had to be honest with myself Now is our time and you can be a part of and find my place within these efforts. And so, it. Be part of the story, not a footnote or a quick I've spent the last few years listening, seeing, mention. Be the hero, the very reason you and learning. Now is the time for me to act, were put on this earth. Become who you were and I am confident I’m approaching my plan of made to be. So that one day, lying in your bed, action head–strong. A very wise and respected waiting to die, you can look back in your life man once said, "If you can dream it, then you and look at your accomplishments and know. can achieve it. You will get all you want in life You lived a life greater than yourself.  40

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