The main and external campuses celebrated the annual national women’s month and highlighted their activities for capacity building and empowerment.
CTU Danao Campus highlighted the massage and mug printing as skills training and livelihood program to help the released persons deprived of liberty in seeking employment and start their own business.
In addition, CTU Danao Clinic in partnership with the Office on the Culture and Arts, prepared substantial activities which underscored the significance of women in the society. Skills training for baking and commercial cooking, soap making, photo booth exhibits of outstanding women, sports and physical fitness activities for all are few of the highlights of the celebration.
CTU Tuburan Campus emphasized the one billion rising mass dancing, launching of the purple your icon campaign, laser cutting essentials. CTU Tuburan also organized the activities with the partners. First, the I Juana be a Maker: Laser Cutting Essentials on March 29, 2022 were participated by the female students trained to do data-making and laser engraving and cutting.
Second, Serbisyo para kay Juana at Juan was the highlight of the Women’s Month culminating activity on March 31, 2022 at the Bulawanong Tinubdan Cultural Center. The CTU Family had the benefit of the free hair care, foot and hand spa, and nail cleaning and nail art by the service providers who are partners and trainees of the extension programs of CTU-TC from the barangays and schools of the Municipality of Tuburan.
Dr. Ma Carla Y. Abaquita, Campus Director, gave her words of inspiration to the Faculty and Staff of CTU Tuburan as she cited Maya Angelou’s quote, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
CTU Naga administrators also participated in the event organized by the Commission on Higher Education RO VII. Vaccination statistics among educators; violence against women and children during the pandemic; the physical and mental impact of the event on women’s sensitivity, rising cases of teenage pregnancy, and the like; and the elevation of women’s role in society or as a more successful money-earner than a few men are among the topics discussed in the talk.
The celebration of national women’s month is indeed empowering to the women nationwide as they are capacitated and trained in skill building activities. -Maria Dyan Maningo and Jude Kyle Kipte/ICPA Tuburan; Sarah Jane Colina/ICPA Danao; Rumuela Wong/ICPA Naga