Our Board of Directors


REP. LIZA MAZA – President

  • Gabriela Women’s Party Representative to the Philippine House of Representatives, 12th, 13th, 14th Congress;
  • Assistant Minority Floor Leader, 14th Congress;
  • Vice Chairperson, Committee on Women, 13th Congress;
  • Chairperson, GABRIELA National Women’s Alliance
  • Chairperson, International Women’s Alliance



  • Chairperson, United Nations Permanent Forum on the Indigenous Peoples
  • Expert for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Founder and Executive Director, Tebtebba Foundation (Indigenous Peoples’ International Center for Policy Research and Education)
  • Chairperson-Rapporteur, Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations


ATTY. ALNIE FOJA – Secretary

  • President, Foja Law Office
  • Advocate of women’s rights and welfare


    CRISTINA PALABAY – Treasurer

    • Convenor, Tanggol Bayi, Karapatan
    • Focal Person, Women in Politics Programme of the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development
    • Secretary General, Gabriela Women’s Party, 2004-2010
    • President, National Union of Students in the Philippines, 1999-2001


    ROSARIO PADILLA – Executive Director

    • Former International Vice President, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
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