Filipina speaks in int’l meet
By Robbie Pangilinan
Philippine Red Cross Secretary General Dr. Gwendolyn Pang joined renowned fundraisers around the globe in the International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Asia 2014 held on August 19-22 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rohini, New Delhi, India.
Pang talked about “Boards and Fundraising” in the Strategy and Governance workshop, and about “Raising Funds Within 3 Weeks: Lessons in Rapid-Response Resource Mobilisation” in the Individual Fundraising workshop.
“It is not sufficient for us to do only what is expected of us. In this constantly changing world and worsening status of many vulnerable people that have to go through every day, we have to work up our efforts to reach out and save more lives,” said Pang, the only speaker from the Philippines.
Pang, former Chair and now Advisor of the Asia Pacific Fundraisers Network (APFN), reported that the Asia Pacific remains to be one of the world’s regions with the highest number of deaths due to natural disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, among others.Read more...