Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Loreta Castro, Ed.D.

Program Director, Center for Peace Education


Loreta Castro, Ed. D. is considered one of the pioneers of peace education in the Philippines, having started her efforts to institutionalize peace education in the 1980s. Dr. Castro is the former president of Miriam College and it was under her term that the foundations of the Center for Peace Education (CPE), the peace arm of the school, were laid and eventually established.



  • Book: Peace Education: a Pathway to a Culture of Peace Chapters in Books: “Peace Education in the Grassroots in the Philippines” and “Peace Education: a Transformative Response to Major Societal Challenges”