Jun 26

Ushering in the new term of its local officials, Quezon City will hold a press conference and public forum on gender dimension in media and tourism on Monday, July 1.

The public forum and press conference will be held simultaneously starting at 9 a.m.

The presscon will be held at the bulwagan on the third floor of the Q.C. City hall main building while the public forum will be held at the 14th floor of the same building.

Prior to both events, breakfast will be served to the guests of both events, city officials and representatives from the press and broadcast media at the third floor’s bulwagan.

The panel of speakers during the presscon will include re-elected Mayor Herbert Bautista who is expected to discuss his second term directions for Quezon City; Vice-Mayor Joy Belmonte who will talk on the city’s tourism plans; Dr. Corazon Rubio, superintendent of the Division of City Schools whose subject is Integrating Socially-Responsible Films in Teacher and Student Education; and Secretary Sonny Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office and chairperson of the Gender Equality Committee.

The moderators for the press conference are Ms. Consoliza Laguardia and Mr. Greg Banacia.

Scheduled to speak in the public forum are Ms. Betty Lou Penera of the PCOO and Ms. Anna Leah Sarabia whose topic is Overview on Programs and Policies Towards a Gender-Fair Media.

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