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The Chair of the Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Brian Tenorio, was invited to be a panel speaker at “On the Margins of Development: Asia-Pacific LGBT Inclusion, Poverty Reduction and Prosperity”, hosted in recognition of 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women, to be held at the Asian Development Bank on December 5 2016. (By invitation only.)

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From the event programme:

OPENING REMARKS
Juan Miranda, Managing Director General of the Asian Development Bank

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Professor Lee Badgett, a Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute

PANELISTS

Congresswoman Geraldine Roman, the first openly transgender woman elected to the Congress of the Philippines and recently cited by Motto (a subsidiary of Time Magazine) to be one of the 13 most inspiring women of 2016 globally

Mr. Jogendra Ghimire, Senior Counsel, Asian Development Bank

Mr. Brian Tenorio, Chair, Philippine LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Cover photo from the ADB Blog.

Watch the coverage here: http://k-learn.adb.org/materials/20161205/philippines-lgbt-now-business
View the ADB programme details here: https://www.adb.org/news/events/margins-development-asia-pacific-lgbt-inclusion

photo is from the tweet of Kara Lee (@kara_lee_1777) Dec 5 2016

photo is from the tweet of Kara Lee (@kara_lee_1777) Dec 5 2016