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Alumna's daughter is Filipina of distinction

Date: August 26, 2016Posted by: Marionette Martinez

From time to time we feature the accomplishments of children of our alumnae. We believe that these young men and women have reached great heights in their careers partly because of the training they had in their growing up years with their parents.

We are now featuring the daughter of Remedios Gabriel-Alparce, High School 1954.
PhilHealth board member recognized globally as a Filipina of distinction.

Filipina Leadership Global Summit and Gala Awards Ceremony was held on August 21-24 in Cebu, Philippines at Shangri-La Mactan Resort

Karen Alparce-Villanueva, Board Member of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and Managing Partner of Health Prx Communications, Inc., was selected as one of the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (Global FWN100™) by the Filipina Women’s Network.

The Global FWN100 Award recognizes 100 women of Philippine ancestry who are changing the face of leadership in the global work place, having reached status for outstanding work in their respective fields and are recognized for their achievement and contributions to society, “femtorship” and legacy.

Alparce-Villanueva was selected from an outstanding field of nominees from around the world. She will be recognized as an Innovator and Thought Leader, a woman who has broken new ground in helping improve the lives of others in the area of health. In her 20 years in the health care sector, she has facilitated corporate social responsibility programs that have helped save women’s and children’s lives. In addition, she has enabled many public-private partnerships to improve health, governance, and leadership especially in marginalized communities. After 20 years in corporate, she took an early retirement to serve the government and the Philippine Alliance of Patient Organizations, a non-governmental organization advocating for stronger patient participation in health policy.