Women and Regional Development: The 7th Regional GAD Convention

As a testament to the recognition of the Bulacan State University President’s reputation as one of the most prominent women leaders, Dr. Cecilia S. Navasero-Gascon was invited as one of the guests in the talk show portion of the 7th Regional Gender and Development Convention on September 5, 2018 at the Lima Park Hotel in Malvar, Batangas.

By University Communications Group

September 7, 2018

The convention was organized through the partnership of the Regional Development Council IV and League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators of the Philippines Inc.

With the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Through Advancing GAD Mainstreaming Initiatives in Calbarzon”, the convention aimed to highlight the GAD efforts and initiatives in the region in line with the attainment of the SDGs as well as identify gaps, challenges, and opportunities that they may encounter.The talk show portion of the program highlighted the achievements and personal experiences of the guests in line with their leadership tenure in each of their respective organizations. The show also touched on the challenges that each of the guests faced as leaders and encouraged them to share tips and words of wisdom to all those who plan to answer the call of taking the reigns as future frontrunners of change in their organizations. The other guests of the program included Ms. Hyacinth Oblea the founder of Sinag Kalinga Foundation, and Hon. Lani Mercado-Revilla the incumbent Mayor of Bacoor Cavite.

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