Robinson’ s Galleria South, in partnership with the City Government of San Pedro under the leadership of Mayor Lourdes S. Cataquiz through City Tourism Culture and Arts Office headed by Mr. John Manzano, in celebration of the National Women’ s Month this March, the held its 2nd ILAW (Independent, Leaders, Advocates Women) of San Pedro Awards for thirteen (13) outstanding women frontliners who contributed in the success of our society amidst Covid-19 pandemic. The said awarding ceremony aimed to recognize the efforts and dedication of these women in their chosen field and serve as an inspiration also to others who have the same advocacy.

Awardees were the following:

1. MS. MA. FATIMA C. AUTOR, RSW (Department Head, City Social Welfare and Development Office)

2. MS. JENNIE P. BAGACONZA, RN (Nurse, Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital, Chicago, Illinois)

3. MS. LIZA A. CAPACETE, RN (SPJLAEH Emergency Head Nurse)

4. MS. IRMA ESTELA MARIE L. ESTEBAN (Master Teacher II, Pacita Complex National High School)

5. MS. RIAH R. FOJAS, RTM/ RN (Department Head, City Local Civil Registry)

6. MS. MARIA SALOME R. GERODIAS, MD (San Pedro Laguna Medical Society)

7. MS. MARIA BELYNDA L. LALLABAN (Principal, Sampaguita Village National High School)

8. MS. DIVINA P. MANLANGIT (English Department Head, Teacher VI, SPRCNHS Langgam)

9. HON. BERNADETH OLIVARES (City Councilor, SP Chairman- Committee on Health)

10. SR. MARIA TERESA RAVASIO (Superior Delegate, Ursuline Sisters of St. Jerome in Somasca)

11. MS. EMERALD A. SORIANO (School Teacher III, Laguna Resettlement Community School)

12. HON. DIWA T. TAYAO (ABC President/ Barangay Captain, Barangay San Vicente)


With the support of Mayor Lourdes S. Cataquiz, this awarding ceremony was attended by City Administrator Engr. Filemon Sibulo, Councilor Bobot Berroya, PAIO Head Jimbo Ambayec, SK Federation President Earl Gius Castasus, Robinsons Galleria South Mall Manager Mr. Rafael Arciga, Robinsons Galleria South Area Marketing Manager Mr. Richard Pulido, CSWD Staff, Robinsons Galleria Management Staff and other guests.

Each awardee gave their inspirational message encouraging others specially women of modern world to share their talents and abilities for the better society.