Tiamzon earns international recognition for advocacy
Mark Escarlote on Jan 03, 2018 06:33 PM
Spike and Serve PH founder Nicole Tiamzon was chosen as one of the newest members of the prestigious UNESCO Asia-Pacific Youth and Sport Task Force.
Former University of the Philippines standout Nicole Tiamzon was chosen as the one of the newest members of the prestigious UNESCO Asia-Pacific Youth and Sport Task Force for her efforts and contributions through her community-based volleyball grassroots program.
Tiamzon, the founder of Spike and Serve PH, brought her volleyball passion beyond the court. The BanKo-Perlas hitter’s project aims to promote and bring the sport of volleyball closer to the youth by going around the country through clinics and mini tournaments.
“The project aims to create avenues for sports development, promoting competition and enhancing community building in the grassroots level,” according to Tiamzon.
Other Filipinos who joined Tiamzon in the list of 22 Asean youth members released on January 1 were Girls Got Game growth and sustainability director Michiko Soriano, Football for Life-Fundlife International manager Margaux Inocando, Race 2 Share Singapore founder Jen Macapagal, Child Pose Yoga Project founder Gillian Trinidad and Youth Sports Advocacy trainer Yanie Mirabueno.