WMSU Extension Services hosts seminar on Bridging Leadership PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 23 May 2014 11:36

The College of Social Sciences (CSS)-Community and Extension Services (CES) of Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), the region’s leading state university conducted a whole intensive training on Bridging Leadership  for National Development for Master of Education Students, WMSU officials and employees and analysts of Western Mindanao Command (WESMINCOM).

The event, spearheaded by WMSU’s Professor Adrian Semorlan, was co organized by WMSU-College of Social Sciences’ Office of the Community and Extension and students of Master of Arts in Education major in Social Studies (MAED SS) at La Casa Maria Hotel last May 17, 2014.

During the morning session, Mr. Dario T. Nalug, Administrative Officer  of LGU-Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte discussed on The Role of Women as bridging leader in the Intelligence Networking Activity: Basis for Innovative Response for Ideological Development as a Nation.

He presented some of the legal foundations adopted by the United Nations Resolution 1325 on women and peace and security and the constitutional provisions on women. He further discussed both past and present programs of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), a forefront agency under the Office of the President, that works for the preparation and assessment of Nation Plan for Women, conducts advocacy and monitoring on the implementation of national laws and policies for women.

Included in the lecture is the important role of women in  intelligence networking activity as an innovative response for ideological development of the nation.

Another interesting topic in the afternoon session was discussed by the speaker Universidad de Zamboanga Associate Professor Noel Tarrazona, President of the NOTACOR Training Group. He lectured on  Bridging Leadership for Community Intelligence Gathering Development; Future Scenario for Social Development.

The lecture focused on  building a leader’s capacity to  own a problem before mobilizing stakeholders to recognize and understand the problem.  The lecture also cited the need for any leader to initiate collaborative effort to work for the solution of the problem using innovative or unconventional actions. He stressed that the intelligence collection will fail without the participation and commitment of the community.