Posts tagged UNHCR
Beyond the boundaries of tradition: Josefa Ojano

Josefa Ojano is a role-model of intelligence and dedication, having fought for her place in a male-dominated organisation. The only woman in her family to have made it out of the Philippines (through tenacious employment rather than marriage), Josefa now sends local girls to school via scholarships, invests heavily in community skills development, and empowers entrepreneurs in her family and village.

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