Center for Partnership Studies’ program Alumni are applying their leadership skills as community advocates in powerful ways worldwide. “Personal is Political” features certified Caring Economy Advocate Theresa Balayon’s work in the Philippines. In a context of a Partnership framework, Theresa facilitates local events with gender development activists and policy makers, witnessing their stories as women, to encourage awareness of the need for cultural change toward a more caring economic system.
Caring economy, advocacy, gender equity, partnership, community activism, leadership, Philippines, mothers, policy, alumni, stories, cultural transformation, domination-partnership continuum
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"Personal is Political: Caring Economy & Partnership in the Philippines,"
Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies:
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