- Posted February 21, 2013 by
Young leaders honored with Devex Manila 40 Under 40 award
MAKATI CITY (February 21, 2013) – Sarangani Governor Migs Dominguez (right) and Emmanuel Joel Villanueva, director-general of Technical Education & Skills Development Authority, are honored with a Devex Manila 40 Under 40 award for their outstanding work in the international development community.
They were honored with other awardees at a private reception on Feb. 19 at the Zuellig Building in Makati City.
The Devex 40 Under 40 award highlights and celebrates the work of 40 young leaders in the international development community all under the age of 40 in cities around the world. Following a public nominations process and rigorous review of more than 250 nominees, awardees were selected based on their influence on the development agenda and impact on development results in the Philippines and abroad.
Devex selected the Philippines as the first emerging country to host this event after successful 40 Under 40 events in London in 2011 and Washington, D.C., in 2010.