Research Colloquium on Gender and Development 2021

The John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Molo, in collaboration with United Federation of Filipino-American Educators (UNIFFIED)-Western Visayas Chapter, conducted its First Virtual Gender Research Colloquium last March 26, 2021, via zoom and via JBLFMU-Molo Student Affairs FB page. Dr. Julienne Marie S. Somosot explained the overview of this activity to the participants. Mr. Robert O. Parcia, the administrator of JBLFMU-Molo, welcomed the participants. Dr. Rolando A. Alimen, Research Coordinator and President of UNIFFIED-Western Visayas, shared his message. Dr. Claudette Laganipa introduced the keynote speaker-Dr. Stella G. Fernandez, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of the Central Philippine University, Jaro, Iloilo City, Philippines. After her talk, different studies were presented. These studies focused on women empowerment, and gender development, such as the following: (1) Women Empowerment in Leading Environment Education (EE) and Waste Management Advocacy (WMA) among Mothers in Maritime University, (2) Life Problems and Coping Strategies of Seafarers’ Wives, (3) Babayi, Kumusta ka sa Tunga sang Pandemya? The Power of Getting Up Through Azaldua’s Ethics of Hope, (4) The Psychology of Maritime Education: A Gender-Based Perspective, (5) Internationalization of Coire Values among Graduating Business Students.