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Regine Guevara is a young, woman, philanthropist and practitioner for cultural and agri-diplomacy, sustainable peace and development, especially as it concerns the ASEAN and wider Asia region.
As a researcher, Ms. Guevara graduated with a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution from Brandeis University, and completed the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School. Owing to her multi-cultural Jewish heritage and studies in the Abrahamic languages, she completed her practicum in Jerusalem, while following parliamentary lobbies at the Knesset. She has published on Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel, and Zilzar Life for Muslim Millennials. In October 2018, she was featured in Lifestyle Asia’s section “24 hour woman.”
Professionally, Regine has worked as a Communications Consultant for the USAID-ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme, United Nations Women, United Nations Habitat as well as UNESCO. She also served leadership roles in the Committee for ASEAN Youth Cooperation, Asian Youth Council, UN Major Group for Children and Youth, Global Coalition in Youth, Peace, Security, UN Interagency Network on Youth Development and Asia Pacific Interagency Network on Youth. During this time, she co-founded several movements such as ASEAN Youth DRR Network, Asian Youth Peace Network, and International Youth Centre for Peace.
Today, Regine is Producer of AsiaTV and Trustee of the Guevara Foundation, through which she manages local, gender and age-sensitive, urban mobility and food security projects called SDG Villages and MoveHER.
She is also a member of various international business and charity organizations such as the Philippine-Russia Business Assembly, Israel Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Ikebana Foundation, Rotary International, Soroptimist International, and Friends for Leadership, a network of next generation leaders and entrepreneurs launched at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Russia.