Ms. Georgina Hernandez-Yang

Ms. Georgina Hernandez-Yang, Executive Director, Galing Pook Foundation.

Georgina Ann Hernandez-Yang is the Executive Director of Galing Pook Foundation, an organization that promotes innovation and excellence in governance. Prior to this appointment, she served as the Vice Presidential Spokesperson and Head of Angat Buhay, the Vice President’s flagship Anti-Poverty Program that gathers partners across different sectors to work with local governments. She also worked at the Department of Social Welfare and Development as the Director of the Sustainable Livelihood Program. She worked in the academe as a Research Program Manager at the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, and a member of the Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Schools faculty. She graduated with a degree of AB Interdisciplinary Studies (2007) and MS in Social Development (2012) from the Ateneo de Manila University. She also completed her Mid-Career Master’s in Public Administration (2019) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.