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UPOU joins in the Celebration of UP Pride 2021

2021-10-08T10:53:03+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) joins the first-ever system-wide UP Pride. With the theme, Heal, Rise and Unite, the UP Pride will be a month-long celebration starting on 8 October 2021.  The UPOU proudly joins this month-long celebration through a series of online campaigns and activities spread out this October. The system launch will happen this 08 October 2021, 10AM via Facebook Live at the UP Pride’s Facebook Page. The launch will feature solidarity messages from Vice President Leni Robredo, Senator Risa Hontiveros, Atty. Chel Diokno, Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, UP officials, student leaders, and guest speakers.  The [...]

UPOU joins in the Celebration of UP Pride 20212021-10-08T10:53:03+08:00

UPOU OGC will Release its Fourth GADTalk Podcast Episode this August

2021-08-06T14:26:19+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) in collaboration with the Diploma in/Master of Social Work and Diploma in Women and Development programs of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) will be releasing the fourth GADTalk podcast episode on  9 August 2021, 4:00 PM.   Ms. Katherine Viñegas, Senior Advisor at the German International Development Cooperation (GIZ) and a lecturer at FMDS UPOU, will serve as the resource speaker for the fourth podcast episode titled: #BawalBastos: Know More About the Safe Spaces Act (RA 11313). This episode is a question and answer [...]

UPOU OGC will Release its Fourth GADTalk Podcast Episode this August2021-08-06T14:26:19+08:00

UPOU OGC will Release its Third GADTalk Podcast Episode this June

2021-06-28T11:53:38+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) in collaboration with the Diploma in/Master of Social Work and Diploma in Women and Development programs of the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) will be releasing the third GADTalk podcast episode on 30 June  2021, 4:00 PM.   Ms. Melanie M. Reyes-Carambas, Gender and Development Head of Women and Gender Institute and a lecturer at FMDS UPOU, will serve as the resource speaker for the third podcast episode titled: #SpeakYourself: Protecting Oneself Against Online Sexual Harassment. This episode is a question and answer (Q&A) type of [...]

UPOU OGC will Release its Third GADTalk Podcast Episode this June2021-06-28T11:53:38+08:00

UPOU Organizes a Webinar on Gender-responsive and Feminist Research

2021-05-25T15:41:59+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) invites everyone to a webinar on Gender-Responsive and Feminist Research on 3 June 2021, 2PM to 5PM.We have invited Dr. Nathalie Africa-Verceles, Director of the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, as the Resource Speaker.      Join us as we learn how to develop gender-responsive and feminist research proposals. The webinar will be live-streamed via UPOU Networks: https://networks.upou.edu.ph/gad/, and the UPOU and the OGC official Facebook Pages.

UPOU Organizes a Webinar on Gender-responsive and Feminist Research2021-05-25T15:41:59+08:00

UPOU Joins the Celebration of Girls in ICT Day 2021

2021-04-22T12:25:59+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) is joining girls around the world in celebrating the “International Girls in ICT Day” on 22 April 2021. With the 2021 theme Connected Girls, Creating Brighter Futures, UPOU supports the global campaign to build awareness about the gender digital divide, support technology education and skills training, and encourage more girls and young women to actively pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This global movement highlights the need to promote technology career opportunities for girls and women in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) -- the world’s fastest-growing sector. UPOU, as the pioneer [...]

UPOU Joins the Celebration of Girls in ICT Day 20212021-04-22T12:25:59+08:00

UPOU Joined the Entire Country in the Celebration of Women’s Month 2021

2021-04-20T07:06:28+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) spearheaded by the Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) celebrated the  2021 National Women’s Month in  collaboration with the different units of UPOU and partner organizations.  The UPOU aligned its activities with this year’s national theme “We Make Change Work for Women: Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!” Online Communication Campaigns  OGC kicks off the first day of Women’s Month by releasing an online communication campaign asking women how they coped with the COVID-19 pandemic.  One of the responses the office received was from aProf. Ria Valerie Cabanes of the  UPOU’s Faculty of Management and [...]

UPOU Joined the Entire Country in the Celebration of Women’s Month 20212021-04-20T07:06:28+08:00

UPOU Joins #ChooseToChallenge Movement this International Women’s Day 2021

2021-03-08T14:09:14+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), led by the Office of Gender Concerns (OGC), joins the #ChooseToChallenge campaign as part of its celebration of the International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021. We would like to invite you to join us in the #ChooseToChallenge campaign. Let us choose to challenge and commit to ending gender-based violence, gender bias, gender inequality, and other gender issues.  Share this post, wear something purple for #PurpleMondays, and take a selfie of you doing the #ChooseToChallenge pose (right hand raised). Create a statement that you will personally commit to for International Women’s Day.  [...]

UPOU Joins #ChooseToChallenge Movement this International Women’s Day 20212021-03-08T14:09:14+08:00

OGC highlights the start of women’s month

2021-03-01T12:08:21+08:00

Today is the start of Women’s month, which is celebrated not just here in the Philippines but all over the world. With this year’s theme “We Make Change Work for Women: Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!”, the UPOU Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) salutes all the Juanas and highlights the extraordinary roles of ordinary Juanas in the society as initiators, trailblazers and harbingers of change.  We also honor the women frontliners who are striding head on to ensure public safety; and to give praise to women and girls who have adjusted their old routines into the new normal, and continued to [...]

OGC highlights the start of women’s month2021-03-01T12:08:21+08:00

UP Open University Unveils Most Awaited Activities for National Women’s Month 2021

2021-02-24T10:46:34+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) in partnership with the UPOU Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UPOU Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, and other partners will be conducting various activities in celebration of the National Women’s Month in March 2021. This year’s theme is: “WE Make CHANGE Work for Women: Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!”. Introductory Course on Contact-center Services The UPOU Ugnayan ng Pahinungod and the UPOU OGC partner with the largest BPO Company in the Philippines in developing an online introductory course on contact-center services. As the country continues to struggle with [...]

UP Open University Unveils Most Awaited Activities for National Women’s Month 20212021-02-24T10:46:34+08:00

UPOU and MSU Launch a Webinar on WOMENtrepreneurs in the Digital Era

2021-02-17T17:48:00+08:00

In celebration of the upcoming Women’s Month this March 2021, Let’s Talk It Over (LTIO) features a webinar entitled “WOMENtrepreneurs in the Digital Era”. This webinar is a proud collaboration between the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) - Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) Master of Public Management Program and the UPOU Office of Gender Concerns; and the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology. This webinar is aligned with the theme “WE Make CHANGE Work for Women: Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!”. Join us as we hear inspiring and educational stories from women who have thrived in the [...]

UPOU and MSU Launch a Webinar on WOMENtrepreneurs in the Digital Era2021-02-17T17:48:00+08:00