Date of birth: July 28, 1951
Married with 4 children



Master in Business Administration, University of the East, 1979

Bachelor in Business Administration, University of the East, 1972


Government positions:

·Chairperson, National Commission o­n the Role of Filipino Women, 2004- present

·Commissioner, National Commission o­n the Role of Filipino Women, 2000-2004

·Board Member, Technological Education Skills Dev’t. Authority (TESDA), 2002-2004

·Women Advisory Council, TESDA Women Center, 2001-2005

Club Affiliation:


·Filipino-Chinese Federation of Business & Professional Women of the Phils. (Fil-Chi), National President, 1999 – 2006

·National Council of Women of the Philippines (NCWP), National President, 1999- 2005

·ASEAN Confederation of Women’s Organization, Vice President, 2004-2006


Business Affiliation:


·Richwell Trading Corp., Chief Operating Officer, 1980-Present

·Camarines Coco Industry, Corporate Secretary, 1992-Present

·LRT Development Corporation, Vice President(Real Estate Developer), 1994-Present

·Europlay Distributor Co., Executive Vice President, 1995-Present

·Megarich Properties, Inc., Vice President, 1995-Present

·Richphil Advertising, President, 1995-present


Selected honors/civic awards:


·Outstanding Manilan Award, Office of the Mayor, City of Manila, 2005

·Francisca Tirona Benitez Plaque of Merit, Philippine Women’s University, 2005

·KABALIKAT Award (PHILMACO), Technical Education Skills & Dev’t. Training, 2004

·Recognition Award, Women Involved in Nation Bldg. (WIN), 2004

·Outstanding Participation in the 11th ACWO General Assembly, Asean Confederation of Women’s Organizations (ACWO), 2004

·Women at Work Award, ZONTA Club of Greater Rizal II, 2004


Selected business awards:

·International Entrepreneur Award, Global Summit of Women, Egypt, Cairo, 2006

·Finalist, Women’s World, World Federation of Overseas, 2006

·Excellence Awards, Chinese Associations

·Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, Search for Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Ernst & Young Global together with SGV Foundation, 2003

·Outstanding Toy Distributor, National Consumer Affairs Foundation, 2003