PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:
"Multi-awarded broadcast journalist Karen Davila is at the Harvard University in the United States to take a short course on "Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century" at the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School.
"Karen is the only Filipina and one of only three delegates from the Philippines who were invited to the program, which is exclusively for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders of 2010. The other delegates are micro-financing maven Dennis Eclarin of Hometown Corporation and information technology trailblazer Winston Damarillo of Global Gateway Innovation Exchange.
"Because of this, Karen said she may be absent for three weeks from the ABS-CBN late night newscast Bandila and the early morning news program Headstart on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel. Her course started on March 22.
"This is not Karen’s first trip to Harvard. In 2009, she was one of the speakers at the annual conference of the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations. Her talk on Gender Equality in Asia was one of the most attended that year.
"The Young Global Leaders are selected yearly by a committee led by Jordan’s Queen Rania. Through this project, the World Economic Forum aims to recognize and further equip professionals under 40 years old, who have made significant achievements and contributions in their respective countries."
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