Dr Sharman Stone, Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls
A project of Reledev’s partner FPTI is the Banilad Center for Professional Development (BCPD). On 24 October 2019, Dr Sharman Stone, Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls and Australian Embassy Officials were able to visit BCPD in the Philippines.
BCPD students and graduates preparing at kitchen preparing lunch event hosted by BCPD for visit of Dr Sharman Stone, Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls and Australian Embassy Officials on Oct 24, 2019.
Looking at the map, and being explained where many BCPD graduates are now working, Dr Sharman Stone Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls was impressed to know BCPD graduates are successfully employed abroad, empowered by the training they receive at BCPD through the Reledev-FPTI partnership on the program: “Access to Means for Economic Development for Women Experiencing Social Exclusion”.
Milagros Araneta Project Officer of Reledev-FPTI project, explaining the role and participation of hotels and restaurants as industry partners of BCPD. There are about 80 establishments collaborating with BCPD for the work experience of the students in the 2-year program.
Dr Sharman Stone Australian Ambassador for Women anents d Girls and Embassy officials, together with FPTI Officers: Imelda Nibungco (President) Milagros Araneta (Reledev-FPTI Project Officer), Management Staff of BCPD, BCPD graduates and students; industry partners and guests.
Photo of Dr Sharman Stone and Australian Embassy Officials together with: Officers of the Foundation for Professional Training, Inc. (FPTI), Management Staff of BCPD; and guests.