A heartfelt message from the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines was read by TESDA Secretary Guiling “Gene” Mamondiong during the program, stressing that while the Philippines has worked to improve the plight of Filipino women, the countri is still a long way away from addressing key challenges that will enable every Filipino woman to achieve her full potential.

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“That is why this convergence, the Coke-TESDA STAR Program, is an example of a great idea that produces even better results. What needs to be done now is we should guarantee women, just as much as men, will be given the chance to contribute in nation building, to be partners in our pursuit of this country’s economic, social, cultural and political developments towards achieving “matatag (stability), maginhawa (prosperous) at panatag na buhay (peaceful life),” Sec. Momodiong said.
Coca-Cola Philippines expressed its ccommitment to help empower women within and outside its four walls through enabling programs and partnerships that are inclusive and sustainable.
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