Ten things to love or hate about Tish Vallés

by Tish Valles in

  1. New York born Tish Vallés is of Spanish-Filipino descent.
  2. She is a lunatic and a chocoholic, loving the moon and chocolate almost as much as the sunset.
  3. Her experience in strategy and marketing covers the gamut of qualitative research design and facilitation, brand strategy, communications and innovation pipeline development.
  4. Tish speaks three languages fluently, is conversant in Spanish and taxi-conversant in five Asian languages and two European languages.
  5. She is a poet and blogger, and she's on twitter.
  6. A self-described ‘Accidental American,’ Tish came to live in New York for the first time as an adult in 2007 where she now lives with her nomadic partner Navé, their art, their books and their quirks. They divide their time between their heart homes of Brooklyn, Taos, Paris, Asheville and Manila.
  7. She belongs to The louderARTS Project poetry and writing community and reads at their Monday night reading series at Bar 13 NYC. She is also on the organizing team of TEDxNewYork, New York's city's longest running TEDx event and the only one that hosts weekly salons.
  8. She is also a social entrepreneur, having co-founded the Women’s Worldwide Web, a breakthrough platform that harnesses the power digital space to empower women and their families around the world.
  9. Tish is crazy about her two nephews Gael & Aiden. Being their tita (aunt) is one of her life's biggest joys.
  10. Tish has been known to take brunch quite seriously at the weekend> This is a habit which began with long, boozy, lingering Sunday lunches at her Nana's house and one she has refined across five global cities she's lived in and the many cities she's visited.