A Tête-à-tête WITH the Executive Director
It does not take much to spot Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez III in a vast hall. One can count on people milling about him. Of course, if you work in the population sector, it’s nearly impossible to not recognize him.
The salt and pepper hair.
Immaculate in the prescribed uniform
The professional air.
The polished look.
The jovial man of the hour.
22, 21, 20…. Part of a countdown? Far from it. The final scores show a close fight between the magic three, with Compostela Valley Province claiming the gold over close rivals Davao City and Davao del Norte respectively at the 2014 Regional Population Quiz held at the Francisco Adlaon Learning Institute (FALI) during the Festival of Talents in January 30,2014.
Led by the impassioned Integrated Gender and Development Division (IGDD) of Davao City, various local government offices and agencies, NGOs, women's groups, and inspired individuals, both men and women, joined forces for an outpouring of support during a city-wide parade in celebration of the annual International Women's Day on March 8, a tribute to the strength of spirit and inner resiliency of today and tomorrow's Juanas.