AGENT OF CHANGE: “Always make things possible”
MALAYBALAY CITY (07 July 2020) Ma'am Lourds taught me how to boost my confidence in terms of dealing with professionals especially in media. With her kindness, she made me realize that there are still a lot of people who treat others equally.
She said we can’t always choose who we work with, instead you always make things possible. I was a doubter. In our work engagement, she never told me I was wrong. Instead, she always reminded me that "I can do it". She lifted me up.
Thank you, Ma’am Lourds because you were not only a mother to your children. You also provided inspiration and strength to us. You always shared wisdom not only about work but also about our personal lives.
You are a kind of person who no one can dare say bad things about. Thank you because you have helped me become who I am today and will become tomorrow.
IN PHOTO: The author, second from right, pose with other participants, including Dr. dela Torre, of an orientation session on gender and road safety survey in 2019.
The author, who hails from Violeta, Malaybalay City is a BukidnonNews.Net volunteer. She joined the Bukidnon team led by Dr. dela Torre for a gender and road safety survey in 2019. The author said it was her first professional work. “AGENT OF CHANGE” is a collection of tributes for the late Dr. Lourdes G. Dela Torre, who was an educator, researcher, community worker, Bukidnon News columnist, DXDB radio co-anchor, family woman, church worker, among many other roles. She passed away on May 21, 2020.