582: Coming Out With Alyssa Mangaoang

Alyssa Mangaoang is a LinkedIn Content creator, a VidCon US 2018 speaker and a student at CaliforniaPolytechnic State Coming Out With Alyssa MangaoangUniversity.  She believes in a people-oriented approach to business and to her life. Building meaningful relationships, understanding communication styles, and maintaining a growth mindset all comprise of the foundation that makes she is today. Since then, she’s established a thriving personal brand, interned and created content for some of LinkedIn’s biggest influencers, and significantly grown her business’s fraternity’s brand awareness through social media and street marketing. When she’s not creating content on LinkedIn, she can be found playing with Adobe Premiere Pro for hours on end.

Alyssa shares how coming out has given her the freedom to be her true self and become an advocate for queer visibility.  She also shares the pain she experienced before coming out and tips to help you in your own journey to self confidence.


Alyssa Mangaoang is a LinkedIn Content creator, a VidCon US 2018 speaker and a student at California Polytechnic State University.

Cultural Background

Alyssa is of Filipina descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Always be unapologetically yourself.

Always be unapologetically yourself.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is a spirit, not yourself, fuelled by people you surround with.  It’s the way you carry yourself and knowing your true identity.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Alyssa went through a painful process since she didn’t understand herself.  She was insecure, let others dictate how she acts, suffered anxiety and, found validation from people and things.

The “AHA” Moment

Alyssa started coming out with her true self.  She cut her hair super short which she felt liberated.  She started knowing who she truly was.  Coming out as a queer was very challenging especially to her parents coming from a religious background but her parents still love her no matter what.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Alyssa has a better relationship with her family and understands her parents.  Her professional life has been better because of her message.  She is an advocate for queer visibility.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Do whats best for you at that moment and be the best version of yourself.

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