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Mar. 11, 19 | 7:59 am

The Philippine Consulate in Dubai spearheaded a program as part of the celebrations of the International Women’s Day last March 8.

Themed, “Women and the balance of a Global Migrant Society”, The program was led by Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes together with his spouse, Dr. Yasmin Balajadia-Cortes , head of the Filipino Ladies of Dubai, and was held at the Philippine Consulate grounds with more than 100 ladies and guests from the Filipino community  in attendance.

The day started with an inspirational talk on women empowerment led by Jijie Zablan and Cherry Pye Zablan who showcased the different personas that a woman might have. This was then followed by a book reading session of the Disrupt 3.0 moderated by Lou Parroco that saw a few of the Filipino women leaders and co-authors of the book read their excerpts including Mary Jane Alvero, Cristina Calaguian, Rachel Salinel, Roxane Negrillo, and Wafa Qasimieh.

The program also included a wholistic yoga session led by the BYS Discovery Gardens community as well as a film showing of the movie “Rosario”.

There’s also an ongoing Facebook competition for the chance to win a copy of Disrupt 3.0: Filipino Women: Rising. Head to the link for the details.

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