The THWRDEC staff attending the Women’s Month opening ceremony at the DENR Central Office.

The representatives from the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau- Toxic and Hazardous Wastes Research, Development, and Extension Center (ERDB-THWRDEC) attended the opening ceremony for the celebration of Women’s Month at the DENR Central Office on March 2, 2020.

The DENR’s theme for this year’s celebration is “Women can make change in Climate and Disaster Resiliency”. During the ceremony, DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations, Enforcement, and Muslim Affairs, USEC Jim Sampulna, delivered a message in behalf of DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu.

On the other hand, USEC Annaliza Teh (Climate Change) conveyed the schedule of this year’s GAD activities. During the event, 19 DENR employees were also awarded with land title certificates through MOWEL headed by ASEC Corazon Davis.

Opening of the exhibit inside the DENR Central Office.

Subsequently, an exhibit was launched at the lobby of the ground floor of the DENR Central Office. The exhibit featured 15 women who made significant contributions in their respective fields of endeavor.

Notable figures like Senators Cynthia Villar and Loren Legarda and Assistant Secretary Corazon Davis were highlighted in the exhibit. Jonathan Galang, THWRDEC