Ivan Anthony S. Henares ’98 was selected as one of the ten fellows of the Philippines 21 Young Leaders Initiative for 2008. He is the second Upsilonian to be selected to take part in this prestigious program after former Cavite Representative Gilbert Cesar C. Remulla 89 in 2006. Henares will fly to Tokyo, Japan in November to participate in the Asia 21 Young Leaders Forum, a three-day event that will bring together 200 young leaders from Asia and the United States. The forum will discuss issues such as global economics, security, regional relations, and social issues. Click here for more information on Philippines 21 and Asia 21.
Henares was selected earlier this year by the Manila Jaycees as one of the “Sixty Youth Leaders” for awarding later this year. He was also part of the top thirty which took part in the first batch of the Cultural Citizens Program of the U.S. State Department and Northern Illinois University. Congratulations brod!