Chat Garcia Ramilo

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Garcia Ramilo


Association for Progressive Communications (APC)



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Chat Garcia Ramilo became the executive director of APC in April 2017, after several years as the organisation's deputy executive director. She first jointed the APC staff in 2000, and is an experienced manager, evaluator, resource person and speaker on gender and ICTs internationally. Chat was the manager of the APC’s women’s programme from 2005 to 2012 and led the development, fundraising and management of nine multi-country ICT for development projects that focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment. She managed APC’s Gender Evaluation Methodology project from 2001 to 2005 and was lead author of the Gender Evaluation Methodologies for Internet and ICTs (GEM) manual, published in 2005.

Chat has worked as a gender and ICT consultant for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the World Bank, UNIFEM, UNESCAP and the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. She is also the board chair of the Center for Migrant Advocacy in the Philippines. She lives in the Philippines with her son.