Congresswoman Geraldine Roman
is well-known Filipino journalist and politician and was elected as the first transgender woman as Representative of the 1st District of Bataan following the 2016 Philippine elections.
Congresswoman Geraldine Roman has also co-authored the Anti-Discrimination Bill considered most visible champion for the said bill.
She has attended Ateneo de Manila University for her elementary and high school studies. She was able to attain her undergraduate studies at the University of the Philippines.
Congresswoman Geraldine Roman has also managed to assure herself a scholarship to be able to pursue journalism at the University of the Basque Country in Spain, and accomplished two masters’ degrees. Afterwards, she worked in Spain as a senior editor for the Spanish News Agency.
Some awards and recognitions:
· One of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2016 by US-based Foreign Policy magazine
· Inspiring Woman of 2016 by Time magazine