Ms. Ma. Aurora D. Geotina-Garcia
Chairperson, Philippine Women’s Economic Network (PhilWEN);
Co-chairperson, Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE)
Ma. Aurora Geotina-Garcia or Boots Garcia is the President of Mageo Consulting Inc., a company providing business advisory and corporate finance services. A Certified Public Accountant, she started her professional career at SGV & Co. / EY Philippines, where she led the Firm’s Global Corporate Financ e Division.
Boots was the first female Chairperson of the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), a government owned and controlled corporation, and now sits as Member of the Board of Directors of several private corporations engaged in real estate development, banking, energy and oil exploration. She is an officer and member of major business organizations such as the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Shareholders Association of the Philippines (SharePHIL), and Management Association of the Philippines (MAP)
Today, Boots leads the Philippine Women’s Economic Network (PhilWEN) as its Chairperson. She also Co-Chairs the Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE) and was the former Co-Chair of the ASEAN Women’s Entrepreneurs’ Network (AWEN), where she remains as one of the Philippine Focal Points. Boots serves several women organizations as a long-time Trustee, namely: Women’s Business Council Philippines (WomenBiz PH), Business & Professional Women Makati (BPW), the Philippine chapter of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD), and Samahan ng Pilipina para sa Reporma at Kaunlaran (SPARK! Philippines).
She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of the Philippines in 2012 and was recognized as ASEAN Woman Entrepreneur at the ASEAN Business Awards in 2019.