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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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Puso, Tapang, at Talino: On Self-discovery and Serving the People

The beginning of a leadership journey.  Like with many young leaders today, LMNP participant Melfe Calda grew up in a strict family where curfews are imposed, and extracurricular activities are almost unwelcome. It was only when she entered college, at about sixteen, when she found both freedom and love of serving others and honing other young individuals. With these new-found discoveries, MC’s leadership journey started when she joined Red Cross […]

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LMNP concludes its first course on Bridging Leadership and Systems Thinking

Held last April 12, 2021, participants of the Leadership and Management for Non-Profit Professionals (LMNP) completed the first course of the program — Leadership 1: Bridging Leadership and Systems Thinking. The course helps the participants to understand how Systems Thinking as a Bridging Leadership tool is used to effectively observe and understand the complex reality of challenges, and consequently produce effective, responsive, and sustainable interventions. The course also highlighted the […]

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Participants Journey Towards #CreativeForLife

What does it mean to be creative? Last March 26, participants of the Creative for Life Workshop ended their six-day journey towards creativity. For six intensive sessions, individuals from different walks of life came together to uncover, identify, and set aside the blocks that stand in the way of their creativity. By introducing and instilling practices and habits that will keep the participants creative and ready to embrace change in […]

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