Philippines: Forum on Women in Communication and Press Freedom

In celebration of International Women's Day, the International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Philippines chapter will hold a forum that aims to promote a discussion between students and professional women in media.

"Women in Communication and Press Freedom: Forum on Courageous Women Seeking and Speaking the Truth in the Midst of Uncertainty," will be held on March 8, 1 to 5 p.m. at Miriam College. Miriam College is a Filipino Catholic educational institution for girls and young women in Quezon City, Philippines.

Distinguished speakers for the forum are:

  • Elizabeth Judith Panelo of Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo, TV network ABS-CBN's citizen journalism arm
  • Camille Abadicio, news reporter of CNN Philippines
  • Menchie Silvestre, executive director of Alagang Kapatid Foundation

This event organized by IAWRT-Philippines aims to promote a discussion between students and professional women in media on how citizens can utilize communication tools in the service of truth-telling.