Events / Storytelling Session

Storytelling Session

March 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Gymboree Rockwell Club

Rockwell Club Poolside
Amorsolo Building, Rockwell Center, Makati


“If you own the story, you get to write the ending.”

– Brene Brown

What is Storytelling? Storytelling is a way for us to connect with people; when we tell stories, the brains waves between the speaker and listener start to match. Stories are a way for us to get in sync with one another. In its basic form, stories are about cause and effect.

FIND YOUR STORY: The ‘what’, ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘when’ of telling true stories that will support you, your business/organization’s goals and mission
Understanding of the ‘what’, ‘why’, ‘how’, and ‘when’ of storytelling:

  • what are the qualities of a well-told story?
  • Why are stories effective?
  • How do you identify which stories will work?
  • When might you find stories helpful?
  • What stories do you already have?
    Using a combination of lecture, demonstration, partner activities, and group discussion, participants will leave with an understanding of narrative structure, a set of story “seeds”, and the tools to cultivate more stories and storytelling opportunities.


    Free for IAA PH members and there is a nominal P600 charge for non-members. Pizza and beer will be served. RSVP: by email to [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance.

    Prior to being a storyteller and improv artist, Anna worked in financial markets in Singapore and the Philippines. She has worked in Sales, Business Management, Strategy and Business Development. She holds a MBA from INSEAD. Since she discovered the world of improvisation comedy and storytelling, she has performed improv with Magnet Theatre and Upright Citizen’s Brigade in NYC and Storytelling with the Story District in Washington DC and the Moth in New York.


    She actively works with social enterprises and accelerators through consultations, coaching and/or workshops on both storytelling and improv where participants work to improve their soft skills on teamwork, creativity, imagination, adaptability and presentation skills while having fun at the same time.


    She recently completed her certification on Social Impact Storytelling with Georgetown University. She shuttles between Singapore and Washington DC.