by Candace Gish on February 04, 2020
Audrey is the Founder and Executive Director of WiTech (Women in Technology), a global youth-run nonprofit that aims to educate, inspire, and empower youth to make a difference and break gender barriers using technology.
Founded when Audrey was 15, WiTech hosted the first women in tech conference for students and by students in the Philippines.
WiTech has impacted over 1,100+ students through its 11+ events and given 100+ Filipino students first-time access to tech education.
The nonprofit has been recognised as one of the top 10 outstanding youth organizations of the national capital region and was recently awarded the 2019 Young SDG Champion Awards by the Global Institute for Youth Development.
Audrey is now eighteen and on a gap year before heading to Stanford University in 2020 where she plans to major in Science, Technology, and Society.
Her work with WiTech has garnered her recognition as a 2019 Global Teen Leader, 2018 Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs District awardee, and 2019 Zonta Women in Technology Scholar. Follow her adventures as a youth leader (and teenager!) on
Instagram and Twitter (@audreyisabelpe).
WiTech — @witechorg Personal — @audreyisabelpe
Meet The Author
Candace Gish is a motivator and empowering change agent who understands the challenges women face while finding success in their everyday lives and businesses. She is an advocate for mentors and strong, supportive networks. Her four daughters and wonderful husband have inspired her to create a better world, thus the Divas That Care Network was born. Candace enjoys connecting with goal-oriented women and a commitment to make a difference. She believes in the power of women converging to implement change and has ensured that the purpose of Divas That Care movement quantifies just that.