This issue highlights the different knowledge management and sharing initiatives spearheaded by various constituent universities (CUs), ranging from workshops, capacity-building training programs, and to information education and communication (IEC) materials. With its mandate of serving the people, the University aims to create impact through its different research and innovations for the people. Through these initiatives, the often merely glossed over yet crucial role of research and innovations in improving the lives of the Filipino people takes center stage.

In celebration of Women’s Month, the University of the Philippines conducted a series of public service initiatives that focus on highlighting the role and participation of women in building and rebuilding nations. The University took part in recognizing the importance of eliminating discrimination and inequalities based on sex. The following public service initiatives are largely centered on Women’s Month celebration.