Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan MP

Luzviminda Ilagan
Philippine House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines
Gabriela Women's Party
Last Election: 
Upcoming Election: 
Member of the following: 

Vice Chairperson of the Committee on Women and Gender Equality; Committee on Human Rights; a. o.

Other current affiliations: 

Women's Rights Activist

Regions of interest: 

Ms. Luzviminda Ilagan is a member of the House of Representatives of Philippines’ Congress and a well-known woman rights activist in the country. She holds a BA degree in English and an MA in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Padre Faura. She started her career as a teacher teaching English to high school and college instructors and soon became member of the Board of Trustees of the Ateneo de Davao College. Back then she also became a leader in the Women’s Rights Movement in Davao City and later joined the nationwide Gabriela coalition of women organizations. A renowned women activist, she has been representing Philippines in many international conferences on women rights. She was also a public servant in a Davao city council from 1998 to 2001.