IFMA Newsletter
Thriving Amidst Adversity

The world as we knew it changed drastically when CoVid-19 became a pandemic. Global lockdowns were imposed, and the sporting community was greatly affected as one event was canceled after the other.  In the Philippines, a nationwide lockdown was announced in mid-March, and national team athletes were sent home. Everything was closed, and the national […]


IF you saw Pearl Managuelod in a room full of outstanding women leaders and were asked to guess her occupation, the last thing you’d pick would be a muaythai official. But that’s alright, because you’d also probably never guess she is a real-life General’s Daughter and mother of two teenage boys. Managuelod is a cut above […]