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A Being’s Word, A Being’s Nature

One of the things I really appreciate when there is much biodiversity present is the consequent richness in the language of the people who live surrounding these places. Some of my favorite words in the Hiligaynon language are “dagsa” (seasonal abundance of species like sardines or aloy/bullet tuna), “tibakla” (grasshopper), “ulang” (freshwater lobster), “doldol” (cotton … Continue reading A Being’s Word, A Being’s Nature

Pinay Judge to be the First Filipino Next Generation Global Leader

"Breaking News: Philippines currently ranked first in most COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia," Philippine Department of Health confirmed the report. In other news, we have a different kind of first: Judge Jerlie Luis Requerme is the first Filipino cohort of the Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Program of the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Washington, … Continue reading Pinay Judge to be the First Filipino Next Generation Global Leader

Initiative and Innovation through Empathic Governance

Ever since the launch of United Nations' Sustainable Development in 2015, amplified by Philippines experience on Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, successive trainings were in place for national government agencies, local governments, advocates and yes, young leaders, to equip themselves with preparedness drills. It has even come to the point where recipients of training experience ‘training … Continue reading Initiative and Innovation through Empathic Governance

USGAA PG Supports our Brothers & Sisters in the 4th Iloilo City Pride March

The vibe at the 4th Iloilo City Pride March is very festive. Mardi Gras came earlier here in Iloilo City. Fuelled by love and advocacy to equality among all gender, USGAA PG alums strike a pose at the SM City Southpoint. We also welcome back Ruzzel who just got back from her fellowship in the … Continue reading USGAA PG Supports our Brothers & Sisters in the 4th Iloilo City Pride March