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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Melanie Reyes

Faculty, International Studies Department


  • Doctor of Social Development, UP Diliman (cand.)
  • M.A. in Public Administration Major in Public Policy, University of the Philippine Diliman
  • AB International Studies, Miriam College



  • Member, National Gender Resource Pool of the Philippine Commission on Women



Ms. Melanie Reyes she is the Deputy Director of the Women and Gender Institute (WAGI. She is also the convener of the CEDAW Youth Network, a network of young women professionals and students promoting the rights of young women and girls. Concurrently, she is a faculty at the International Studies Department of Miriam College and a part time faculty at the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU).



  • ARROW Key Resources: Food Security, Gender and SRHR. 2014. Published by the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women.
  • Young Women Taking the Lead: A Long and Winding Road to Empowerment. In the 6th EGEP Open Forum: Visioning Feminist Alternatives for a Better World: Stories of Women Activists in Asia and Africa. Published by EWHA
  • Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea, 2014, Pp 96-103
  • Child Rights Situational Analysis. Plan International Philippines. 2013 (co-writer)
  • Valuing the Social Cost of Migration (co-writer of the Philippine section). Published by UN Women, 2013
  • Baseline Study on Women in Politics: Focus on Three Municipalities in Agusan del Norte and Butuan City, 2012