by Haifa Carina

COMPASS by Haifa Carina is a personal blog of Haifa where she writes about her life adventures as she completes her bucket list and shares the growth initiatives of the Philippine tech community.

Haifa Carina is a tech community builder from the Philippines with over 10 years professional experience in the IT industry. She leads and promotes various initiatives for the Philippine tech community and curates for Startup Digest Philippines.

Currently, she’s the Head of Growth at Stacktrek, a talent analytics company that aims to assess, analyze and improve programming capabilities of programmers. She also leads the growth of StackLeague, the Philippines’ largest online programming league. She was the Executive Director for DevCon Philippines, a national volunteer organization promoting collaborative growth and competence among developers in the Philippines. Prior to DevCon, Haifa was an iOS developer, project manager and consultant. She has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Ateneo de Cagayan – Xavier University.

Outside work and community, Haifa is a marathoner, wall climber and Spartan racer.



I give talks sometimes. Below are the topics I’m passionate about:

  • Tech Community Management
  • Career Growth and Development
  • Community-Driven Tech Events

My life’s purpose in one blog post.


Write me at [email protected].

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