IGACOS RESORTS

The Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS), a coastal paradise group of islands strategically situated at the heart of Davao Gulf in the Southern part of the Philippines. It is geograpically separated from mainland Mindanao. It lies only 900 meters east of Davao City and 10 kilometers West of the Province of Davao de Oro (formerly Compostela Valley Province). It takes only 10-15 minutes ride from Davao City via motor boat or ferry boat. A city with resources potential of becoming an integral tourist destination and economic player in the country.
Its strategic location makes it the flagship site of the Philippines Tourism Master Plan, proposed convention and financial center of amenities for Southern Mindanao Development Corridor.
 

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Christopher “Bong” Go in action during the awarding rites at the close of the 1st JSAD Invitational Jet-ski Racing Competition held August 30 and 31, 2014 at Sunset Beach in Samal.
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Design Manager, Writer, and Speaker

ABOUT

Diane holds a Master’s in Design from Columbia University and is passionate about building effective teams, and leveraging design to create high growth products.

She currently manages designers at Dot. She has previously managed design teams at Arrow, cofounded a company that was acquired by Parenthesis, and spent a few years as a freelance designer.

Originally from Canada, she studied in Paris and London, worked in Singapore, and is now based in San Francisco. She loves books, yoga, and wine.

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Design Conference, 2019
Designing Teams
San Jose, CA

Design x Mental Health, 2019
Speaking Out
San Francisco, CA

Impact for Growth, 2018
Building Compatible Teams
San Francisco, CA

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Lessons from remote interviewing
April 2020

What design mentees need
December 2019

How to foster collaboration
November 2019

No Favor Nor Fear