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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  • M.A. English Language and Literature Teaching, Ateneo de Manila University
  • B.S. Education, major in English, College of the Holy Spirit, Mendiola



Mrs. Abad was the Department Chairperson for Arts and Humanities and concurrently the Subject Area Coordinator for English at Miriam College High School. In 2009, she received the President’s Award for Research in Education. In the same year, she was given an international travel grant by the Association of Asian Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (Asia TEFL) for her outstanding paper in classroom codeswitching which she presented in Bangkok, Thailand. Aside from being a textbook, journal, and research paper writer, she is also a lecturer/resource person for local and international conferences and teacher-training workshops in language education. Moreover,she is a trainer for effective communications for students and professionals. Furthermore, she is an active member of the Asia TEFL and a former board member of the Association of English Research and Teaching (ASSERT.