Nicole Baro

Chief Executive Officer

Heads Board of Chiefs, communicating regularly to stay up-to-date with internal functions of FiliFest. Focus on the present state and needs of FiliFest, particularly on growing engagement and improving metrics.

Outside of FiliFest, I am an Economics student at the University of Bath with a focus on international development, trade and relations. I am working towards learning a new language, reigniting my love for dance, improving on calligraphy and editing, and trying out all the bubble tea places in London!

FiliFest 2020 (2nd October 2019-1st July 2020) - Executive Assistant

  • Developed an understanding of all the teams which make up FiliFest by supporting all functions, and gained an insight into how to run FiliFest
  • Supported outputs of FiliFest by notifying the team of updates on communication from Filipino Societies
  • Lead organiser of Digital FiliFest 2020, leading all the teams and organising the event schedule and activities
  • Collaborated with other Filipino influencers, make-up artists and youths for a more community-focused Digital FiliFest 2020 celebration
  • Delegated tasks amongst different FiliFest Committee teams such as Logistics, Media and Marketing
  • Featured in the following FiliFest TV videos: Meet the FiliFest 2020 Committee!, What does the Philippines mean to you?, GAMES NIGHT with the FiliFest Committee and BAM & Beyond

FiliFest 2021 (6th July 2020-24th July 2021) - Chief Executive Officer

  • Heads Board of Chiefs, maintaining communication with all Chiefs who lead all the teams which make up FiliFest Committee
  • Supported management of FiliFest Committee, focusing on output
  • Communicated with all teams in FiliFest Committee to stay up-to-date with the internal functions of FiliFest, the different projects and well-being of Committee members
  • Assisted in the creation of FiliFest Community, aiding with the first set of pitches to Community members
  • Led, supported and eventually managed Marketing Team, organising Instagram posts and stories
  • Managed FiliFest Instagram and organised monthly digital content by liaising with all teams but predominantly Marketing, Media and Culture Teams
  • Focused on growing and improving all FiliFest social media platforms
  • Lead organiser of Instagram Story Takeovers and participated in several takeovers
  • Produced Instagram Stories to promote FiliFest activities/events and to ensure online presence is maintained
  • Aided negotiation talks with Community Partners
  • Conceptualised Alamat ASMR Series
  • Supported in FiliFest (FilSoc) Awards event
  • Co-organised and co-hosted FiliFest Challenge: communicating with participating Community Members; created marketing plan to promote the event; strategically mapped different routes for each participating team and devised different missions to complete; created mission cards; co-hosted the event; and supported on-the-day operations through running errands for materials required on the day, creation of Instagram stories to update everyone of the event and regularly communicating with all participating teams
  • Produced the following FiliFest TV videos: Lockdown Lessons, Maligayang Pasko (Instagram post)
  • Videos Edited: Maligayang Pasko (Instagram post)
  • Featured in the following FiliFest TV videos: FiliFest Community, Tambayan S1 (ep 1), Committee Catch Up With FiliFest Executive Team, Magandang Panig/Good News, FiliFest FilSoc Awards!, Crossover Conversations with FiliFest (Part 1 & 2), THE FILIFEST CHALLENGE (YouTube summary video)
  • Featured in the following TikTok/Reels video: Buwan Ng Wika 2020
  • Hosted: FiliFest Challenge (Co-Host)

FiliFest 2022 (30th July 2020-Present) - Chief Executive Officer

  • Heads Board of Chiefs, focusing on the growth and development of all Chiefs
  • Supports training of all Committee Members
  • Supports recruitment process of FiliFest 2022
  • Manages and leads Marketing Team, focusing on the growth and development of Marketing Officers and planning out monthly uploads including story takeovers
  • Lead Marketing Officer of Freshers with FiliFest 2021: created a marketing plan to maintain engagement and experimented with Instagram stories and posts
  • Organises all public output of FiliFest
  • Directed/Produced the following videos: What happens during FiliFest Socials (TikTok)
  • Videos edited: What happens during FiliFest Socials (TikTok), Pack Freshers Planner (IG Reels & TikTok)
  • Featured in the following FiliFest TV videos: Committee Social Vlog
  • Featured in the following TikTok/Reels video: Questions we get asked about FiliFest Recruitment, Buwan Ng Wika Shorts
  • Hosted: Live FiliFest FilSoc Games Night (Co-host)



Our full committee!