Kristine is GNWP’s Project Associate based in the Philippines. From April 2010 to March 2018, she was a project staff and occasional consultant at GNWP where she assisted in many projects including the Localization workshops on UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 conducted around various provinces in the Philippines. She was also one of the researcher-authors of GNWP’s publication Women Count: Security Council Resolution 1325: Civil Society Monitoring Report 2012. As a virtual intern under the human rights, human security, and peacebuilding program of the International Women’s Tribune Center from 2008 to 2009, Kristine assisted in the mapping of UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 initiatives and organizing teleconferences with UNSCR 1325 partners in the Philippines.
At present, Kristine is engaged as a Communications Specialist at the Asian Development Bank. She has around 12 years of cumulative experience in communications, project and operations management, coordination, client service, research, and administration. She has international hybrid experience, having worked with and volunteered in non-profit and non-government, public (diplomatic mission), and private organizations, including the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for the Western Pacific and the Netherlands Embassy in Manila.
Kristine holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in International Studies from Miriam College, the other in Business Administration from the University of Santo Tomas. She is currently completing her Master’s of Public Management course at the University of the Philippines Open University.