Honors, Awards and Recognition

2016 Go Negosyo Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneur – 8th Filipina Entrepreneurs Summit (FES8)

2014 Nominated for the International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge and the ASEAN Business Awards

Among the 100 Most Amazing Filipinas of Summit Media in 2012

2011 Asian Achiever Award for Educational Administration by the Asia Pacific Awards Council and the Global Excellence Awards Committee

2010 Outstanding Alumna of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines in Los Baños for Extension/Public Service

Among the 75 Most Admired Entrepreneurs of the Philippines ([Top Test Preparation Entrepreneur] Rossana is recognized as one of the Philippines’ most esteemed leaders in education, particularly for her innovations in academic test preparation.)

2009 Alumni Achiever Award from University of the Philippines Rural High School (Given by the UP Rural High School to Rossana for her exemplary career in educational service. The UPLB Board of Directors of the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association recognized Rossana’s exemplary commitment to education and youth development.)

2007 Agora Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship from the Philippine Marketing Association (Given by the Philippine Marketing Association to Rossana for her Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship, this is the highest recognition for marketing acumen in the Philippines.)

2007 Philippine Quill Award of Excellence for Vidres.net Media Launch from the International Association of Business Communicators

2007 Creative Young Entrepreneur Award from Junior Chamber International (Top 10)

2007 Teodora Alonzo Award for Educational Leadership

2005 Who’s Who in the Philippines for Education

2004 Annual National Consumers Quality Awards as Young Professional Awardee for Education

2004 Aurelio Periquet Jr. Business Leadership Award, Philippine Chambers of Commerce Industries (Given by the Aurelio Periquet Jr. Foundation and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, this highly coveted award was presented to Rossana during the Philippine Business Conference by then President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Among her co awardees were the owners of Jollibee and Chowking.)

2004 Working Mom of the Year Balance Award from Working Mom Magazine (Given by Working Mom Magazine to Rossana for being able to maintain a healthy family life with a successful career)

2003 Gold Quill Merit Award for Marketing Communications from the International Association of Business Communicators (First Batch)

2003 Entrepreneur 10 Award from Entrepreneur Magazine ([First Batch]Given by Entrepreneur Magazine to Rossana for her exemplary entrepreneurial skills as well as her commitment to excellence and quality customer service, making her one of the very first Filipino business leaders to receive such a distinction.)

2003 Ulirang Ina Award

2003 Philam Life “Ilaw ng Karunungan” Award (Given by Philam Life to Rossana for her contributions to the field of education.)

On its own, AHEAD has received more than 30 awards.