Diwata's Yearly Accomplishment Report
Diwata Bougainvillea Brigade Supporting the City of Baguio’s urban renewal efforts by planting bougainvillea on the occasion of the 66th ANSMEC
November 19, 2019
On the occasion of the PMSEA’s 66th Annual National
Mine Safety and Environment (ANSMEC) Conference in
Baguio City, Diwata spearheaded a bougainvillea planting
activity as a permanent contribution to the continued
beautification of the City which has been the host to PMSEA
and ANMSEC for all the past years. The ceremonial
planting was held within the grounds of Burnham Park.
Tanging Tanglaw project
As continuing support to the beneficiary communities
of the Tanging Tanglaw project, Diwata, FWD Insurance and Bayan Academy launched a financial literacy program for the Solar Lolas and their community leaders.
The venue was at Clark Polytechnic College pursuant
to Diwata’s MOA with BCDA and CDC. The financial
literacy training sessions ran from December 2018 to May
2018 conference of the National Community Relations Practitioners
Diwata participated at the 2018 conference of the National Community Relations Practitioners in the Philippines in PMSEA where Diwata shared its program on the Geoscience Training for Science Teachers that companies can pilot in their communities.
Philippine Mining Luncheon
Opening new conversations, Diwata brought together
the mining and the renewable energy industries in a stimulating discussion on the interface between these
South Africa Embassy’s mangrove planting activity
Diwata participated in the South Africa Embassy’s mangrove planting activity with the United Nations at the Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area in
celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day.
Geoscience Training for Science Teachers
The provision of appropriate scientific education to
different stakeholders is one of the main strategies of
Diwata to achieve its vision for responsible resource
development. Working with the Geoscience Foundation
Inc. based at UP-NIGS, Diwata initiated a geosciences training for high school science teachers starting in Aroroy, Masbate.
Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference
November 22, 2017
Diwata sponsored a session at the Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) National Community Relations Practitioners
Conference in Baguio City entitled “Responding to SDMP Challenges: A Diwata Discussion”.
Focus Group Discussion at Mining Philippines 2017
September 05, 2017
Diwata co-sponsored a Focus Group Discussion at Mining Philippines 2017 International Conference and Exhibition at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.
Solar Lolas Recognized by the Miss Universe Organization
January 23, 2017
Diwata’s four Solar Lolas were among the honorees at the
65th Miss Universe National Gift Auction and Women of
Excellence Night. They were chosen in line with the Miss
Universe Organization’s vision to empower women to
develop the confidence they need to achieve their personal best. During the event, they shared a table with Broadway star, Ms. Lea Salonga.
October 06, 2016
Diwata’s Founding President Atty. Patricia A. O. Bunye was the keynote speaker at the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines’ PWOA (Professional Women of AmCham) and Extractive Industries Committees.
The special forum highlighted the role of women in resource development, promotion of extractive industries and their advocacy to protect the land and its communities, particularly our indigenous people.
Diwata has conquered Davao!
September 23, 2016
Association of Mining Engineers had their 22nd Annual Mining Symposium at SMX,
Convention Center Davao City. Diwata led
a technical forum with guest speaker Engr. Debbie Ruth Liao-Yasay who spoke on
Women and Natural Resources Development.
August 2016 Roadshow
Diwata had roadshows in Santiago, Isabela (16 August 2016) and Padcal, Tuba, Benguet (17 August 2016), and a Panel Discussion on "Opportunities for Women in Mining" at Mining Philippines 2016 (23 August 2016).
First installation of solar panels in Bamban
July 16 & August 13, 2016
The first installation of solar panels took place in Bamban,
Tarlac on 16 July 2016, and in Gala, Zambales took place
on 13 August 2016.
MOA Signing with BCDA and CDC
June 27, 2016
Diwata signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority and Clark Development Corporation, whereby the latter would provide two classrooms to serve as a training facility and storage room at the Clark Polytechnic College.
Reverse the Curse: Maximizing the potential of resource driven economies
November 17, 2015
UP College Baguio Forum on McKinsey & Company's report entitled "Reverse the Curse: Maximizing the potential of resource driven economies", Co-sponsored by Benguet Corp and Philex Mining
Tanging Tanglaw Fundraising Dinner
June 15, 2015
Fundraising Dinner for the Tanging Tanglaw Project featuring Barefoot College Founder Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy, one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People in 2010
Reverse the Curse Forum with DIWATA-UP NIGS
June 02, 2015
DIWAIA-UP NIGS Forum on McKinsey & Company's report enbtled "Reverse the Curse: Maximizing the potential of resource-driven economies"
Return of the Solar lolas
March 16, 2015
Return of the Solar Lolas from their 6-month training at the Barefoot College/Welcome Lunch with the Media
Women's Day Celebration
March 9-11, 2015
Women's Day Celebration at OceanaGold Philippines Minesite. Barangay Didipio, Municipality of Kasibu, Province of Nueva Vizcaya
Turning IP Grandmothers into Solar Engineers
September 16, 2014
Sending off the first batch of IP Solar Grandmothers to attend the Barefoot College in India. A Diwata panne:shipwith the Barefoot College, Embassy of India, PMSEA and LRCP.
Diwata on the Rocks: "A Roadtrip to Rizal Province"
August 09, 2014
The Land Rover Club of the Philippines (LRCP) look Diwata members for a fide to explore Rizal: Rapid City Realty Development, CEPAEX Plant and Teresa Marble
RTN Mine Visit and Mandela Day
July 17-19, 2014
For its second anniversary, Diwata headed to Bata raza, Palawan to (heck on the rehabilitation practices, sustainable development programs and community projects that have given RTN and Nickel Asia Corporation (NACIa distinctive position in the industry.
Mandela Day with the Ratak Community and South African Embassy was celebrated at Puerto Princesa City.
Philippine Mining Luncheon: "Women as Game Changers in Resource Development"
April 11, 2014
Diwatas from different companies reflected on the growing role of women in the mining industry. Dr. Geraldine McGuire spoke via Skype.
Conversations with the Daughters of Mining's Dirty Dozen
November 20, 2013
Featured Mel Alonso and Mercedes Suleik authors of the book "Mining's Dirty Dozen: The Legacy of the First Mining Engineering Graduates of the Philippines", and Ms. Edda Villaluna Henson.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Mining But Were Afraid to Ask (Geology 101)
July 23, 2013
Bulong Pulungan, at the Sofitel, Manila, featured Divrata "rock stars": three geologists and a mining engineer in an interactive engagement with members of the media.
Kababaihan: Tanglaw ng Minahan
March 19, 2013
A photo exhibit on women in the mines in celebration of International Women's Month at the Yuchengco Museum with the GREAT Women (Gender-Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women).
Mining as a Means for Development
November 14, 2012
Conducted in partnership with the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), the South Africa Embassy and Gold fields Philippines Corporation during the Annual National Mine Safety Convention.
EO 79: The IPs' and Women's Views
August 30, 2013
In Partnership with the Asian Institute of Management, the first Diwata forum featured women IP leaders from the B'laan, Subanen and Palawan tribes as resource person on Executive Order 79.
Diwata Launch at Ayala Museum
July 18, 2013
Diwata-Women in Resource Development, Inc. (Diwata), founded by Amb. Delia Domingo Albert, provides a platform for the promotion of responsible development of the Philippines resources and initiatives to protect the land and its communities, particularly indigenous people - their livelihood, health, education, and culture.