She heads the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service (DRRMS), which isat the forefront of ensuring that the education sector remains resilient amiddisasters.·
“Men and women with feminine intuitive characters make holistic leaders. We viewand decide from a different standpoint; not just from the practicalities andeconomics of life, but from what is life-giving and promoting.”·
Advice to the next generation of women leaders, especially those who might seegender as a significant barrier in their careers: “Do not be afraid to be different.”·
Co told future women leaders not to be consumed by the desire for approval.“Strive to hone your intellectual capacities. But remember to nurture your spirit,” shesaid.