Mary Anne Jao

Mary Anne Jao

The Philippines

Mary Anne Jao is a poverty reduction, social policy and labour specialist. She is currently looking for employment opportunities in the development sector.

She recently obtained her Master of Science in International Development Studies degree at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands and her Bachelor of Arts in Consular and Diplomatic Affairs degree with honours at DLS-CSB, Philippines.

Mary Anne has extensive professional experience in program coordination and policy-related work. She has worked with international institutions in the Philippines (Embassy of South Korea and Embassy of New Zealand under the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) on the areas of political, defence, labour and migration, respectively.

Currently, she aspires to establish a network that will contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals in ending poverty, hunger and, right to work.