Pasig City holds first-ever Women's Summit

Thursday, March 23, 2017


The City of Pasig held its first Women's Summit last Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Organized by the Pasigueña Organization for Women Empowerment and Recognition (POWER Foundation, Inc), the Bahay Kalinga ng Pasigueña, and the Gender and Development Office of the City of Pasig (Tanggapan para sa Pantay na Pagkakataon ng Tao), the said event gathered hundreds of members from different women's groups at the Pasig City Sports Complex.

Among the activities done inside the Summit are Livelihood Exhibits, Free Make-up, Free Massage, and Free Bone Scanning, aside from the valuable talks from resource speakers National Chairperson Ms. Elizabeth Angsioco of the Democratic Socialist Women of the Philippines, Chairperson of the National Implementation Team for Reproductive Health Bill Dr. Esperanza Cabral from the Department of Health, and Local Government Operations Officer IV Mr. Alvaro Fabon Jr. of the Department of Interior and Local Government - NCR that aim to empower the women in the city.

The main highlight of the Summit is to give recognition to the city's former mayor and now the head of the city's Gender and Development Office Maribel Andaya Eusebio as a champion of Gender and Development, as witnessed by her loved ones and the ones who have worked with her. During her term, Pasig City has been recognized as a child-friendly city and among the world's most livable cities, but prior to her position as Mayor, she has been with the POWER Foundation in the 1990's.

Ex-Link Events has provided support to the City Government of Pasig by assisting in the event's audio-visual requirements, making it an event management partner for the said Summit. For partnerships, call Ex-Link at (+63 2) 643-3887 or 633-0153, SMS +63 920 924 2532 or +63 920 981 4376, or email info@exlinkevents.com.

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