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Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo

EFFECTIVE
Educationi
 Bachelor in Economics, UP
(1986)
 Bachelor of Laws, University
of Nueva Caceres(1990)
Work Experienceii
 Congressman (2013present)
 Human Rights Lawyer
Laws Principally Authorediii
 Principal author of 30 bills,
of which 1 has become law –
transparency in the grant of
tax incentives by the
government
Major Awardsiv
 Most Outstanding Private
Prosecutor, by Volunteers
Against Crime and
Corruption (2009)

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL

Actions to Improve Ethics
 Filed a bill which
 Her first bill was the
seeks to create a
Full Disclosure Act of
“People’s Council” in
2013, which would
local governments to
require government
allow citizens to
agencies to disclose
directly participate in
to the public their
policy-making.v
financial transactions
instead of simply
Pro-Poor Programsvi
submitting a
 Founded Lakas ng
statement of income
Kababaihan ng
and expenses.viii
Naga, which
Misc. Actions
provides “training
 Known for her simple
and livelihood
lifestyle; she waits
opportunities for
for the bus to Naga
women”
in front of an EDSA
 Coordinator of
gas stationix
Sentro ng
 One of the poorest
Alternatibong Lingap
members of the
Pang-Legal
House of
(SALIGAN), which
Representatives
provides legal help
 Widow of DILG
to marginalized
Secretary Jesse
communities
Robredo, and says
 As a private
her foray into politics
prosecutor at the
is out of a need to
Public Attorney’s
continue his legacy
Office, she worked “
of good governancex
with civil society
organizations and
defended cases of
the poor, which she
worked mostly pro
bono”vii

i “About Leni.” The Official Website of Atty. Leni Robredo. Accessed on January 26, 2016.
http://www.lenirobredo.com/about-leni-robredo/
ii Ibid
iii “House Bills and Resolutions.” Republic of the Philippines House of Representatives 16 th
Congress. Accesses January 25, 2016. http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/?d=billstext

iv “About Leni.” The Official Website of Atty. Leni Robredo. Accessed on January 26, 2016.
http://www.lenirobredo.com/about-leni-robredo/
v Francisco, Katerina. “Leni Robredo: Low-Key Political Wife Goes National.” Rappler,
October 5, 2015. http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/108017-lenirobredo-profile-2016
vi Francisco, Katerina. “No Fears That Robredo Will Neglect CamSur – Women
Supporters.” Rappler, October 5, 2015.
http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/108171-leni-robredo-bicol-womengroup-support
vii “About Leni.” The Official Website of Atty. Leni Robredo. Accessed on January 26, 2016.
http://www.lenirobredo.com/about-leni-robredo/
viii Francisco, Katerina. “Leni Robredo: Low-Key Political Wife Goes National.” Rappler,
October 5, 2015. http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/108017-lenirobredo-profile-2016
ix Ibid
x Ibid