Resource Persons

Weni Gamboa

·     Theater Arts , Visual Arts & women's workshop facilitator

·     former art educator in international schools

·     PETA alumna, former VA program coordinator & active member as senior theater designer & ATOR - artist-teacher-organizer- researcher

·     Worked for 12 years with the Phil. Educational Theater Association in Manila. PETA is the 50-year old cultural institution & theater arts training school honored recently with the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Award- the Asian equivalent of Nobel Prize)

·     Co-Founder: Phil Center-Zurich (Tuluyang Pinoy) 1991, Diwang Kayumanggi 1991, Babaylan Europe, the Philippine Women's Network in Europe, 1992, Babaylan Switzerland 1993

·     Former Coordinator, Phil Center-Zurich; Program Coordinator, TP, Education & Cultural Development. Co-director/Coordinator/Facilitator of Diwang Kayumanggi Cultural Group, Zurich

Educational Background:

·     Masters of Science in Education, Leadership in the Arts, Bank Street Graduate School of Education & Parsons School of Design, New York City, NY, USA

·     Part-time Studies. Arts & Expressive Arts Therapy at International School of Interdisciplinary Studies/ Stiftung EGIS, Zurich, Switzerland

·     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Univ of the Philippines, CAFA, Diliman, QC


·     Attended International Baccalaureat (IB) IS art educators' trainings in Europe, 2000- 2005

·     Attended theater & visual arts training/workshops in Germany, Holland & France; Organized & facilitated Theater Arts workshops in Europe(1982-83,1986-87)  


·     Facilitated & attended theater arts, visual arts and women's/migrants' training workshops in North America, Europe & Asia, (1988- present)