Rowena Alcoba

Position: 
Senior Program Officer
Nationality: 
Filipino

Rowena has over 20 years of experience in some of the leading academic institutions in the Philippines and in Thailand, working in the areas of education, teaching and facilitation, training management, program design and implementation, and development management. She currently works as Senior Program Officer at AIT Extension. In this capacity, she designs, develops, and manages professional education and short training courses.  She also manages the Learning Portfolio of the Yunus Center AIT, a resource center for promoting the idea of enterprise-led development. Rowena has worked and coordinated with partners in Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, USA, and Vietnam.

Prior to joining AIT, Rowena served as a Lecturer at Bangkok University, Assistant Professor at De La Salle Lipa University in the Philippines, and Operations Manager for one of the leading appliance companies in the Philippines. Rowena was awarded scholarships from Nuffic and Erasmus Mundus for learning and teaching. She earned a Master's in Management Technology from De La Salle Lipa in 1997 and her bachelor's in economics (Magna Cum Laude) from Colegio de San Juan de Letran in 1994. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the National Institute of Development Administration.

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