MANILA â A member since 2005, Renelyn Tan has been named as the next World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific Director. Ren, as she is known to her co-Philippine Committee members, got to know the organization through her externship in late 2005. She continued working with the organization as a volunteer, offering basic Chinese classes to members. Later on, she took on the responsibility of co-heading the region’s Viviamo Project, a program focusing on development programs that promote the dignity of the human person, with Gawad Kalinga. Renelyn will complete her director training in Manila and New York by May of this year. She officially assumes the post on the 1st of June 2007 when Erika Tatad steps down as Regional Director.
NAME: Renelyn Tan
EDUCATION: Graduate in Political Science, University of the Philippines
Current Project: Viviamo! with Gawad Kalinga, EDSOR Peace Conference