Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 227 series of 1988, the month of March was designated as Women’s Role in History, and March 8 was declared as National Women’s Day by Republic Act No. 6949 series of 1990.
In line with this, Gov. Alfonso D. Tan College (GADTC) celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving An Equal Future in a Covid-19 World,” March 8.
This year's theme aimed to feature inspiring stories and messages from women who have led and thrived in the face of the pandemic.
The faculty and staff of the College were given purple and pink face masks by the Gender, Advocacies for Development (GAD) Office and the Office of Student Activities (OSA).
A complimentary makeup tutorial for all the women faculty and staff, aided by Bernice Jovel Sumalinog from the Guidance Office, was also held. It had two sessions – Session 1: 10:00–11:30 am and Session 2: 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Aside from that, there was also a Manicure or Pedicure Session which started at 8:00 am–3:00 pm on the same date and place.
The College President Dr. Maricelle M. Nueva spearheaded the distribution of the aforementioned token and as will as the celebration.