Rappler editor named UK Education Ambassador


This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article.

Rappler editor named UK Education Ambassador
Managing Editor Glenda Gloria is named one of 8 UK Education Ambassadors by the British Embassy. The ambassadors have been chosen for their excellence in their chosen fields of endeavor.

MANILA, Philippines – The British Embassy of Manila has named Rappler’s Managing Editor Glenda Gloria as one of the 8 United Kingdom Education Ambassadors.

The awards mark the contribution education makes to the Philippine-UK relationship, and are conferred to recognize their contributions to their chosen field.

Gloria, who was a British Chevening Scholar with a master’s degree in political sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, is joined by 7 other Filipino alumni from UK universities.

They are:

  • Juliet Sio-Aguilar
  • Nassreena Sampaco-Baddiri
  • Danilo Concepcion
  • Amifaith Fider
  • Beiatriz Latay
  • Elcid Pangilinan
  • Michael Toledo

The ambassadors come from a wide range of sectors such as journalism, academe, business, and the judiciary. 

Asif Ahmad, British Ambassador to the Philippines, said education lies “at the heart” of the partnership of the UK and the Philippines, evident through the “scientific exchanges, attendance at UK universities or British School in Manila, and those who take part in the Chevening Scholarship Programme.”

“Education is a global currency,” he explained. “It brings people together, builds understanding and creates prosperity.”

The 8 UK Education Ambassadors will be formally awarded and presented at the Great Ball on October 25. The awarding part of celebrations marking the Philippine-British Friendship Day. – Rappler.com

Add a comment

Sort by

There are no comments yet. Add your comment to start the conversation.

Summarize this article with AI

How does this make you feel?

Download the Rappler App!