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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Igorota Policewoman is one of ’12 emerging Asian leaders’

Photo Courtesy || PCI Kimberly E. Molitas
Cordillera - The Spokesperson and Chief of the Public Information Office of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) is a policewoman and a proud, full blooded Igorota. 
Police Lt. Col. Kimberly E. Molitas who held the position as the PNP deputy spokesperson was a graduate of the 220-strong Magilas Class of 2000. 

She has worked with the Philippine National Police for 20 years in various capacities, and has also served abroad with the United Nation's Stabilization Mission in Haiti. 

She also trained in the PNP Special Action Force (SAF) to enhance her combat skills, develop a special kind of discipline, train her body to be physically fit and strong. 

Molitas was also one of the "12 emerging leaders of Asia" which was selected by the Asia Foundation from among 650 applicants representing 53 Asian countries. 

In 2015, Molitas became the first Filipino policewoman to complete a Fulbright year as a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

She also remains a resource person for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship in the US and speaks in different in different forums cybercrime, human trafficking, and crimes against women and children.

According to Molitas, her great achievements in the police work were attributed to her family and her roots as an indigenous woman. 
"My family and my roots as an indigenous woman are my greatest inspirations. Coming from a country where most people think that Igorots like me are uneducated, I told myself that I should be an example or inspiration for the younger Igorots to excel," Molitas said. 

In line with his profession as a policewoman, Molitas had specialized in Advance Surveillance & Investigations training at the Australian School of Security and Investigation. 

She earned the distinction of being the youngest of the Ten Outstanding Policewoman of the Philippines (TOPWP) at 25 years old and the Distinguished Service Medal from the Philippine Defense Secretary.

source || asiafoundation.org || globalnation.inquirer.net
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5 Comments:

  1. Patunay na.kahit anong.lahi o tribo pag nasa dugo ang katapatan sa servicio malayo ang mararating.

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  2. Kahit sino ka man, katapatan sa trabaho ang MAHALAGA...a BIG salute sa inyo pong lahat...

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  3. Congratulations po madam,,we are very proud to ur achievements..God bless po...Matago tago tako am-in!!🙏🙏🙏😘😘

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  4. CONGRATULATIONS KIMBERLY, KEEP UP and GOD BLESS. From the Molitas Family in Nan-agto Buguias.

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  5. Iyaman si an anus mo.
    Si Apo Diyos di madayaw!
    Congratulations Manang me.

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