HAPPENING NOW! NIA Region IV-A kicks-off National Women’s Month Celebration led by NIA Regional Manager Romeo Lopez at NIA compound, Pila Laguna.
This year’s theme “Juana sa Pandemya: Kaya” focuses on the strength and contribution of women amid the challenges brought by global health pandemic - Covid 19.
The program started with Values Restoration Program led by Ms. Lara Javan which focuses on Selflessness as one of the core values of being a public servant.
A welcome remarks was delivered by Engineering and Operations Division Manager Engr. Erwin Lucela who emphasizes the contribution of women in nation building.
“I would like to express my gratitude to our women workforce who are continously overcoming challenges despite pandemic.”, said Engr. Lucela
The Acting Manager of Administrative and Finance Division Ms. Reynaria Tapia started her message on giving concrete examples of women who contributed greatly in the society.
“Our country in Asia remains number one who solidly support women empowerment.”, she added
Regional Manager Romeo Lopez, in his message, reiterated the importance of gender equality specially in workplace. He said that majority of the leadership in NIA central office were led by women which in turn depicts the great contribution of women in the attainment of Agency’s objectives.
“That is why the management is very supportive to women empowerment. Mahalaga po na patuloy natin kilalanin ang kontribusyon ng kababaihan sa pagsulong ng kaunlaran.”, he added.
Part of the program is a seminar regarding the Mental Health Awareness during the pandemic to be presented and discussed by Ms. Betty Duhaylongsod.
Events and succeeding programs are also set for the month-long celebration of National Women’s Month.