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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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Lynda C. Garcia

Chairperson, Department of Communication

Degrees

  • M.A.Communication, Ateneo de Manila University
  • B.A. Communication Arts, Maryknoll College

 

Biography

She was the coordinator of the Miriam College First Year students for six years (1990-1996), chairperson of the Department of Communication in Miriam College for six years (2005-2011), Philippine National Coordinator of Global Media Monitoring Project for 2005 and 2009 and immediate past country representative to Asian Media Information Communication Center (AMIC) in Singapore. She ended her 3 –year term as the chair of the Applied Arts and Humanities, and Foreign Language last summer and lastly an IREX UNESCO Media and Gender 2013 Fellow.

Her interests cover the following areas of communication: gender and communication, multi-cultural interpersonal communication, events management, film/television/radio production, theater, public relations, advertising, marketing and research. Also, a life-long learner, she is taking her PhD in Communication in the University of the Philippines. On the side, she conducts communication consultancy work and training with various companies: GMA 7, Pag-Ibig, Upholding Law and Nature, Department of Interior and Local Government, Link Center for the Deaf, Quezon City government and others.

She has a strong advocacy for the inclusion of the PWDs, specifically the deaf, in society. With this, she has produced deaf friendly materials and recently produced Deaf and Able video to assist the deaf in the Philippine elections.

Prior joining the academe, she has worked with MERALCO Foundation Institute, Ateneo Center for Social Policy and Public Affairs, Banco de Oriente, Malacanang, and Philippine Survey and Research Institute.