Amelyn L. Laro, is a Social Worker, Educator and Volunteer with a diverse experiences in working with local, national and international organizations dealing issues on women and human rights in her country. She served as International Volunteer in Kazakhstan in 2004 and Philippine delegate to APEC Summit for UNICEF in 1997. She was also a Technical/Cultural Facilitator for United States Peacecorp Volunteers. She also provides consultancy service as Protection Support for Commission on Human Rights project with UNHCR. She served as a professor at Holy Cross of Davao College Philippines where she is teaching subjects on Human Behavior and Social Environment, Social Policies, Research and Field Practice. This year she is selected as one of Community Solutions Fellow by Community Solutions Program under US State Department and IREX. During her fellowship with the Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE) her focus is to help the organization develop a case management system for their various programs for Refugee girls, alumni, families and professionals. She is also hoping that through this fellowship she can engage in hands-on activities that she can impart with other young women professionals in her own country. Building group of young women leaders through advocacy, education and empowerment.