Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education in ASEANHigher Education Summit on Gender Issues

The Conference gathered higher education officials and members of the academe from the 10 ASEAN member-states to tackle the challenge of integrating gender equality in higher education and commit to a common plan of action plan in the region.

The event also intends to call attention to the remaining gaps in gender and development initiatives and build stronger partnerships for increased social protection for women and children alongside regional economic integration.

The last day of the Conference expanded to include more than 500 local participants, which will tie in with CHED’s annual hosting of the “Higher Education Summit on Gender Issues”.

Since 2010, CHED has been pushing for the agenda to mainstream gender and development in higher education. It has issued several landmark policy statements and documents, the most prominent of which is CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 01, series of 2015 or the “Establishing the Policies and Guidelines on Gender and Development in CHED and HEIs.”

Day 1 Presentations
Keynote Speech: Gender, the ASEAN and Higher Education PATRICIA B. LICUANAN
Chair, Philippine Commission on Higher Education,
Chair, UN Commission on the Status of Women, 1994-1996,
Chair, Main Committee, UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing
Presentation 1: Gender and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community RODORA T. BABARAN
Director, Human Development Directorate,
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Development, ASEAN Secretariat
Presentation 2: Status of ASEAN Women AURORA JAVATE-DE DIOS
Member, Technical Panel on Gender and Women’s Studies
Commission on Higher Education
Presentations Across the ASEAN: Status of Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education

Cambodia
Indonesia
Lao
Thailand
Malaysia
Vietnam

Representative from each ASEAN Member State
Good Practices in Mainstreaming Gender in the Academe: Policies, Programs, and Services

Malaysia
Indonesia

1.CARMELITA P. YADAO-SISON (Philippines)
OIC Executive Director, Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UNIFAST),
Chair, GAD Focal Committee,
Commission on Higher Education

2. KAMILA GHAZALI (Malaysia)
Associate Vice-Chancellor (International), University of Malaya

3. ARIANTI INA RESTIANI HUNGA (Indonesia)
Chairperson, Center for Gender Research Studies
Satya Wacana Christian University

Good Practices on Eliminating Gender-Based Violence Experienced by the Academic Community

Philippines
Malaysia
Indonesia

 

1. REMEDIOS P. MONDIGUING (Philippines)
Gender and Development Consultant, Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment
University of the Philippines – Diliman2.LAI SUAT YAN (Malaysia)
Senior Lecturer, Gender Studies Program Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
University of Malaya

3. SARAS DEWI (Indonesia)
Philosophy Professor and Former Head, Undergraduate Philosophy Study,
University of Indonesia

Day 2 Presentations
Topic 1: Policy and Governance
Philippines
Vietnam
Panelists:

1. CRISTINA C. TRIUNFANTE (Philippines)
Commissioner for Academe, Philippine Commission on Women

2. LE THI QUY (Vietnam)
Dean of Faculty, Thang Long University

Facilitator:

MARIA HELEN F. DAYO (Philippines)
Member, Technical Panel on Gender and Women’s Studies
Commission on Higher Education GAD Specialist,
University of the Philippines Los Baños

Topic 2: Academic and Curricular Programs (Developing a Gender Studies Program)
Philippines
Indonesia
Panelists: 

1. ZENAIDA Q. REYES (Philippines)
Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Teacher Education Research
Philippine Normal University

2. IED VEDA SITEPU (Indonesia)
Dean, Faculty of Letters, Universitas Kristen Indonesia

Facilitator:
CUSTER C. DEOCARIS (Philippines)
Chief Education Program Specialist, Research Management Division
Office of Planning, Research and Knowledge Management
Commission on Higher Education

Topic 3: Research and Publication
Indonesia
Malaysia
Panelists: 

1. TITIK SUMARTI (Indonesia)
Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Faculty of Human Ecology
Bogor Agricultural University

2. AZMAN AZWAN AZMAWATI (Malaysia)
Associate Professor, School of Communication
University Sains Malaysia

Facilitator:

MARIA AURORA TERESITA W. TABADA (Philippines)
Director, Institute for Strategic Research and Development Studies
Visayas State University

Topic 4: Services and Extension 
Indonesia
Philippines
Panelists:

1. ELIZABETH KRISTI POERWANDARI (Indonesia)
Researcher, Universitas Indonesia

2. NATHALIE LOURDES A. VERCELES  (Philippines)
Associate Professor, College of Social Work and Community Development,
University of the Philippines – Diliman

Facilitator:

FINAFLOR F. TAYLAN (Philippines)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management and Development Studies,
University of the Philippines Open University

Day 3 Presentations
Keynote Speech on Gender in Higher Education RHODORA MASILANG-BUCOY
Chair, Philippine Commission on Women
Chair, ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women
Topic 1:  Policy and Governance

Cavite State University
Ifugao State University
St. Scholastica’s College

1. HERNANDO D. ROBLES
President, Cavite State University

2. SERAFIN L. NGOHAYON
President, Ifugao State University

3. ARCHE L. LIGO
Training Consultant, Institute of Women’s Studies, St. Scholastica’s College

Facilitator:
ALEGRIA F. OANDASAN
Director, Center for Gender and Development
University of Northern Philippines

Topic 2: Academic and Curricular Programs (Developing a Gender Studies Program)

Miriam College
Philippine Normal University
University of the Philippines – Diliman

1. STELLA MARQUEZ-FONG
Program Coordinator, Women and Gender Institute, Miriam College

2. PRAKSIS A. MIRANDA
Director, University Center for Gender and Development
Philippine Normal University

3. ODINE MARIA M. DE GUZMAN
Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
University of the Philippines – Diliman

Facilitator:
VIRGINIA S. BELTRAN
GAD Focal Person, Palompon Institute of Technology

Topic 3: Research and Publication

Mariano Marcos State University
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
Visayas State University

1. SHIRLEY C. AGRUPIS
President, Mariano Marcos State University

2. SUKARNO D. TANGGOL
Chancellor, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

3. EDGARDO E. TULIN
President, Visayas State University

Facilitator:
ALICIA L. MANONDOG
Director, Gender and Development Office
Sultan Kudarat State University

Topic 4: Services and Extension

Aklan State University
Ateneo de Manila University
Laguna State Polytechnic University
Western Mindanao State University

1. DANILO E. ABAYON
President, Aklan State University

2. EDNA Z. MANLAPAZ
Co-Founder, Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (ALIWW)
Ateneo de Manila University

3. NESTOR M. DE VERA
President, Laguna State Polytechnic University

4. MILABEL ENRIQUEZ-HO 
President, Western Mindanao State University

Facilitator:
RIOLIZA B. MOLINA
GAD Focal Person, University of Southeastern Philippines

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