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Eleven local leaders graduated in the second run of the Public Service and Leadership course last June 26.

Last June 26, the Jesse Robredo Institute for Leadership and Good Governance concluded the second run of the course on Reflections and Conversations about Public Service and Leadership.  Participated by eleven (11) local leaders in government and NGOs, the course was designed to provide a space and time for young public leaders to look back at their leadership journey, using this reflection as an impetus to learning important competencies that […]

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Leadership Through the Good and the Bad: Discovering and Fulfilling One’s Whys.

The beginning of a leadership journey. Working hard to get what you want — this is the kind of childhood Amiel Lazo grew up with. Raised in a humble family, Amiel was early exposed to this reality of life: that he cannot simply get what he wants on a whim, unless he is able and willing to work hard for it. Although a little unconventional to how most children are […]

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LMNP concludes its second module on Financial Management for Non-Profits

The Leadership and Management for Non-Profit Professionals concluded its second module, Financial Management for Non-Profits last May 27, 2021. Throughout the five-week module, the cohort was guided by Mrs. Debbie Esquivias, a finance and investment specialist at Esquivias, Lim & Co., CPAs, and Mr. Luis Esquivias, the founder and CEO of Dorms.ph. Consisted of five (5) sessions, synchronous and asynchronous, the module provided the cohort with basic understanding and knowledge of […]

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By the People and For the People: A Young Leader’s Journey to Giving Back to the Community.

The beginning of a leadership journey. Andrea was only in the first grade when her parents separated. Being the eldest of three children, at a very young age, Andrea experienced the many challenges of life. At ten years old, she already had to work two jobs to support her family which rendered her, at times, unable to attend her classes. During her teenage years in high school, Andrea had come […]

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Reaching New Heights: Discovering Passion and Advocacy with the Dumagat People

The beginning of a leadership journey. Living in the bubble of her grandparents’ care and of being the first-born child, Wynona’s childhood revolved around school, church, and the books she read in her room. Throughout her childhood, she thought that every other kid’s life is the same as hers – with parents, grandparents for that matter, who provide everything she needs with just one ask away. Wynona’s early exposure to […]

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