Thursday, 6 March 2014

Upcoming activities: International Women's Day @ IRRI on March 10-11!

The Institute will celebrate the International Women’s Day (IWD) on 10-11 March 2014. The program of activities this year will be in line with the global theme of “Inspiring Change.”


All activities to be held at IRRI Seminar Rooms, DL Umali Building, headquarters.

Special Seminars by Guest Speakers:
March 10, 10:00 AM
  • Dr. Thelma Paris, Consultant, Gender Specialist, Social Sciences Division
  • Dr. Sarah Beebout, Scientist II, Crop & Environmental Sciences Division
  • Ms. Patricia Sto. Tomas, Former Secretary, Department of Labor & Employment; Chairman, Philippine Civil Service Commission; and Chairman of the Board, Development Bank of the Philippines

March 11, 11:00 AM
  • Hon. Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Senator, Republic of the Philippines

More fun-filled activities await everyone at IRRI Seminar Rooms, DL Umali Building:

March 10-11, booths to open 9:00 AM onwards
  • Basic Phrases in Madarin Chinese / Thanaha Body Art (March 11, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM)
  • Health Lectures on Cervical Cancer Awareness, Menopause, Skin Care (March 11, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
  • Hand Henna / Cooking Demos (March 11, 2:00 PM)
  • Free medical consultations, lifestyle & food, product sampling, and more!

Panel Discussion
March 10, 2:00 PM

Showcase of National Costumes
March 10, 4:00 PM

Special talks/lectures
March 11, 1:00 PM

Zumba groove
March 11, 4:00 PM

….and more!

Wear purple to show your support to Women’s Day at IRRI! 

Please look for more updates in the coming days!

For inquiries, please contact the HRS Workplace Relations & Advisory Services team at ext. 2363 or send email to Workplace Communications Article No. 2014-025

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