Royal Institution (RI), Singapore recognised 141 deserving professionals in recognition of their qualifications, achievements and contributions to their respective fields during the recently held International Conference and Conferment Ceremony at Hotel Jen, Pasay City, Philippines.
During the Conference, the Chancellor of the Royal Institution, Singapore, Hon. FDr. Dr. Samuel M. Salvador discussed the theme and reiterated that “in this ever changing world, we must make all the people of the world realize that learning to learn, learning through discovery and exchange, learning together, and learning about and with ICT are necessary and undoubtedly possible, to attain inclusive growth and development in our society.” His speech was followed by a Reaction by Dr. Ma. Junithesmer D. Rosales, FRIProf(Sr), FRIEdr, Dean of the College of Education, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP).
The event’s highlight was the conferment of the Honorary Fellow award, the highest and most prestigious award given by Royal Institution, Singapore to Hon. Comm. FDr. Dr. Leonida Bayani – Ortiz, Commissioner, Philippine Commission on Women and Governor of the Philippine Red Cross in recognition of her exemplary and outstanding achievements and remarkable services to society as a social innovator and entrepreneur, socio-civic leader, and philanthropist.