The former rock band guitarist talks about his father's influence on his artistry, mentorship under master painter Fernando Sena, a most creative partnership with his wife, fellow artist Plet Bolipata, and what's next in his illustrious career.

Dr. Dory Poa, President of Chiang Kai Shek College, is an educator who made significant reforms in Chinese education in the country. Willen Ma, President/CEO of Masuki Mami Restaurant is a third generation restaurateur who continues her family's legacy and promotes their Chinese heritage through good food and service.

They open up about their biggest struggles through their illnesses, the joys of life after cancer, finding fulfillment, and paying it forward.

Former Constitutional Convention delegate and Senator Heherson "Sonny" Alvarez and PETA founder and 1972 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Cecile Guidote-Alvarez share their experiences with covert operations to elude arrest and escape to the United States to organize the opposition. Find out what keeps their love going strong until today. We’ll give you an update on their views of martial law in this day and age, as well as their latest projects and advocacies.

We continue our journey in Paete - one of the busiest places in the country during the holidays, with the great demand in Christmas decorations - learning more about its rich history, and its evolving artistry over time.

Watch what Alodia has to say about her work and what she hopes for the gaming community in the Philippines on this episode of CNN Philippines' Leading Women, hosted by Angel Jacob.

Angel Jacob gets to know the woman behind all that talent on this very musical episode of Leading Women. Watch the full episode here and watch new episodes of Leading Women only on CNN Philippines.