First day of teaching of Leni Robredo at Harvard
LENI ROBREDO – The first day of the former Vice President teaching at Harvard Kennedy School received various reactions from netizens.
Maria Leonor “Leni” Gerona Robredo served as the 14th vice president of the Philippines from 2016 to 2022.
She was the wife of the late Jesse Robredo, who was the secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) from 2010 until his death in 2012.
In 2013, she ran for public office and was elected 2013 as the 3rd district representative of Camarines Sur.
She ran in the previous election as an independent candidate with her running mate, former Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, but lost to President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Robredo has been chosen as Hauser Leader at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership.
During her time at one of the world’s most prestigious universities, Robredo will organize public events, give lectures, and interact with students.
On her first day of “teaching” at the prestigious institution, she received mixed reactions.
In photos circulating on social media, Robredo discussed the “Angat Buhay” program
In another photo, Robredo can be seen sharing her ‘quotes’ with Harvard students.
“You do not lose sight of what you believe in, you do not lose sight of the goal. You drown out the voices because there are bigger battles to fight,” the quotes read.
Here are the comments of some netizens courtesy of dailybncnews.com:
“Yun na yun? Kala naman talaga nila mag tuturo e mukhang guest speaker lang sya para itaas ang sarili nya,” Norman Zimmerman said.
“Siya lang yung taong nag qu-quote ng sarili nyang phrase, masyadong buhat bangko,” Jexter noted.
Amid the criticisms she has been receiving, some netizens defended the former vice president.
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