Noreen Marian Bautista is a Filipino social entrepreneur. She worked with teams that co-founded brands like Jacinto & Lirio and TheSparkProject.com. Her work with social enterprise communities fueled her zeal to catalyze entrepreneurs in order to bridge the wealth inequality in the growing but unevenly distributed economy of the Philippines. Hence, she founded SlashIgnite Inc - a catalyst of social entrepreneurs. She helped develop and implement the Social Enterprise Program of BCY Foundation through its Institute for Social Enterprise & Development. Today she is social entrepreneur-in-residence at St. Mutien College and co-founder of STM Dream Lab that will help transform the 50-year old school into a social enterprise. Noreen graduated with honors at the John Gokongwei School of Management of Ateneo de Manila University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Management major in Communications Technology, minor in Enterprise Development. She is also a Global Shaper from the Manila Hub of the World Economic Forum and the youngest member of the Philippine Science High School National Alumni Association.