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Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan

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Phone: (803) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Manila, Philippines
Commission on Higher Education
1122 Lady St Suite 300
Columbia , South Carolina 29201
United States


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • PhD , Social Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University
  • Master's degree , Psychology
    Cornell University
  • PhD , Psychology
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Philippine Ambassador to Korea Raul S. ..., 14 Oct 2014 [cached]
Philippine Ambassador to Korea Raul S. Hernandez poses with Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan and other participants from the Philippines at the the opening ceremony of the 21st FAWA Convention and International Symposium on 14 October 2014 at the Lotte Hotel Seoul. Patricia B. Licuanan, chair of the Commission on Higher Education, noted in the conference¡¯s keynote address the progress accomplished in the 20 years since the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995 by reconsidering gender inequality issue as a matter of public policy, which was previously ignored in the name of tradition.
However, she also pointed out continuing discrimination against women in the areas of employment, salary, and accessibility to social security and public service. While there have been advances in women¡¯s level of education has advanced, it has not been sufficient to stimulate socioeconomic changes, she said.
Education for women is significant, but gender equality is possible when existing socioeconomic conditions change and women can access to diverse opportunities, she said, adding that women must draw from accumulated wisdom, tap limitless resilience, use new technologies, enhance partnerships with men and NGOs.
Latest News in the Philippines - Headlines | Go to Philippines, 16 June 2013 [cached]
Patricia Licuanan, head of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), said higher education institutions that Read the full article
5WCW International Advisory Circle, 17 Jan 2015 [cached]
Patricia Licuanan
Dr. Patricia Licuanan , President of Miriam College in the Philippines, chair of preparatory meetings for the l995 Beijing World Conference on Women and of the Main Committee on the Beijing conference. She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Forum in English of Philippine Business for Education at the Asian Institute of Management , and Trustee of the Center for Asia Pacific Women in Politics . She actively participates in research, training, and advocacy work in applied social psychology, education, and educational reform, human resource development, and gender issues in the Philippines, the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, the preparatory commission for the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995. At the conference, she chaired the main committee responsible for drafting the Beijing Platform for Action, a document which became the focal point and benchmark for the advancement of women's rights and quality of life. Click here for more information.
Elena Construction, Commissioner ..., 1 Aug 2014 [cached]
Elena Construction, Commissioner Patricia Licuanan of CHED, Cabinet Secretary Jose Almendras, Joey Concepcion of RFM Corporation and Go Negosyo, Marie Concepcion-Young of RFM Foundation and Pamela Asis-Layugan of TOSP Alumni Community.
Sec. Almendras was joined by CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan, and other supporters and members of the Judging and Screening Committees.
Election schedule sorted by country, CAPWIP Center for Asia Pacific Women in Politics, 8 June 2014 [cached]
Patricia Licuanan is one of CAPWIP's Working T rustees based in the Philippines. Close associates call her "Tati". She has a Master's degree in Psychology from Cornell University and PhD in Social Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University. She is currently the president of Miriam College and the Co-Chair of the South East Asia Women 's Watch (SEAWatch). She has worked as Academic Vice President of Ateneo de Manila University before joining Miriam College. She also headed the Philippine Delegation for the UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. She is one of the forerunners of gender and development in the country when it was not yet a popular issue to stand for and work with.
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