Gretchen Ho: Connecting Women in Action | Dear Kitty Kittie Kath
When a woman speaks, she can lead a generation to action. And that’s exactly what Gretchen Ho, TV host, journalist and woman in versatile action does. In Women’s Month, the athlete turned journalist recounts how having strong relationships with women has helped her become a voice and a beacon of her generation.
“When I envision something, I take action to make it happen,” says Gretchen Ho. Nicknamed the “ Woman in Action, ” she went from being a varsity athlete to being an event host, as a news anchor and now a beacon for other women. She shares how she believes success comes from constant, daily effort: “Work hard. Never forget the work ethic, take action day by day and keep improving on a daily basis. Move forward with consistency ”.
|Gretchen Ho: Connecting Women in Action|
Prior to becoming a news anchor, Gretchen was a star volleyball player and was key to the success of her former teams’ championship wins at the prestigious 2014 UAAP and PSL Grand Prix Conference Games. moved to become a TV journalist, working on the fringes to find and tell inspiring stories from people from different walks of life. All of this has led her to the “woman in action” that she is now.
In 2017, Gretchen became the Health and Nutrition Ambassador for the Philippine branch of World Vision, a humanitarian aid, development and advocacy organization. His advocacy activities and achievements have been recognized by various organizations. She was named Best News Personality at the Paragala Media Awards 2020, Most Outstanding Female Correspondent at 3rd Gawad Lasallianeta 2020, Best New Female Segment Host of the Year at Gawad Pilipino 2019, Regular winner for Best Style Show in Life and Best Morning Show Host at the PMPC Star Awards for TV and Student Personality Choice for Social Media Development at the 2016 USTv XII Awards.
Making the most of her relationships to help others, Gretchen continues to use her influence to empower others for the better. “It’s not just about hard work, it’s also about doors and opportunities. I strive to use these relationships to help other people. I am using my platform and my network to help more people in need, ”she adds.
With this, Gretchen Ho is named “Beacon” for PLDT Home #SheConnects Campaign. She joins stellar women in a masterclass video series that showcases the inspiring journeys of distinguished women and how they connect with others to inspire, uplift and empower.
Asked about her vision for women in the future, Gretchen had this hope in mind: “I hope more women will rise up to lead and use their platforms to empower and connect more women for a better future.”