Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Today in Philippine History: Rose Sevilla Alvero

MARCH 4, 1879
Born on this very day in Tondo, Manila, Rosa Sevilla Alvero was an educator, journalist and social worker. She fought for the rights of women to vote and co-founded the Liga de Damas Filipinas (Federacion Catolica de Mujerez). She also founded Women’s Outlook, a national magazine for women. She was the first Dean of Women at the University of Santo Tomas.

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