Empowering Women: NIA Region IX Celebrates Culmination of 2024 Women's Month

Earlier today, on March 27, 2024, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Region IX held an event to celebrate the culmination of Women's Month in the NIA Conference Room,Balintawak, Pagadian City.

The event graced by the presence of  Hon. Junaflor "Sweet" Cerilles Municipal Mayor of Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, sharing her words of empowerment and to NIA employees, and encouraging them to pursue their aspirations with confidence and determination. She also emphasized the importance of women by recognizing their own worth, regardless of any social barriers they may face, and for women to truly thrive, they must first believe in themselves.
Mayor Cerilles sparked inspiration within every woman present, encouraging all of them to showcase their full potential and aspire for excellence in their roles within NIA and beyond.

Moreover, Ms. Carousel Lamatan, Senior Industrial Nurse, delivered a  lecture about maintaining good health especially this Dry Season and how to combat dehydration. Also, a lecture on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) was also shared for the purpose of awareness and prevention.