Philippine Women Leaders
Back in the history of the Philippines, Filipino women have always been highly respected and admired in the society. Since then, the country have produced premier artists and scholars in different fields of knowledge who became founders and leaders of their own ventures.
Here is the list of Filipino women whose names would surely ring a bell:
- Francisca Reyes Aquino
- "Mother of Philippine Dancing"
- Melchora Aquino
- "Mother of Katipunan"
- "Mother of Balintawak"
- Dr. Clare R. Baltazar
- "Mother of Philippine Entomology"
- Mercedes B. Concepcion
- "Mother of Asian Demography"
- Engracia Cruz-Reyes
- "Mother of Filipino Cooking"
- Gregoria de Jesus
- "Mother of the Philippine Revolution"
- Damiana Eugenio
- "Mother of Philippine Folklore"
- Leona Florentino
- "Mother of Philippine Women's Literature"
- Dr. Raquel del Rosario-Fortun
- "Mother of Philippine Forensic Pathology"
- Leonor Orosa Goquinco
- "Mother of Philippine Dance Theater"
- Honoria Acosta-Sison
- "Mother of Philippine Obstetrics"
- Trinidad Tecson
- "Mother of Philippine Red Cross"
- "Mother of Biak na Bato"
- Janette Toral
- "The Mother of The E-Commerce Law - RA8792"
- Philippine Mothers. Filipino First Blog. (Accessed January 16, 2008)