Teepee Gile is a co-founder, CEO, and creative director of Red Root Artists Cooperative, the Philippines’ first artists cooperative. She is also a co-founder and board director of Youth Connect Cooperative, a pioneer virtual event cooperative and one of the global winners of the International Cooperative Alliance’s Replication Project in 2020. She served as a board secretary of the Federation for Peoples Sustainable Cooperative from 2015 – 2019.
Gile has played a key role in the restoration and modernization of museums such as the Museum of Philippine Economic History, the Museum of Philippine Political History, and seven other national museums. Gile also has over 12 years of experience leading national government projects and collaborating with multinational brands on virtual events, video production, graphic design, and programming.
She actively participated as a local partner facilitator of the Platform Cooperatives Now! course in the Philippines during the pandemic. She is currently mentoring multimedia artists, students, and youth cooperators to be humanitarians and conscientious practitioners in the creative industry.