Mary Janet Arnado receives 2010 Outstanding Young Scientist Award by The National
Academy of Science and Technology: Philippines.
The investiture ceremony was held during the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of NAST
Philippines at the historic Manila Hotel, 15 July 2010.
Queena Lee-Chua reports on Inquirer.net 8/22/2010 that Mary Janet Arnado obtained
her BS degree in Development Communication from Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro,
In 1997, with the help of a Ford Foundation scholarship grant, she received an MS
in Social Science degree from De la Salle University, Manila. Through a scholarship
and graduate teaching assistantship, she got her Ph.D. in Sociology in 2002 from
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Upon her return to her province, she founded the Research Institute for Gender and
Women and taught sociology at the Bukidnon State University. Arnado studies globalization,
gendered migration and violent conflict, reproductive health, sustainable agriculture,
environmental health, and language.
With funding from the Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion at University
of California in Irvine, she is currently exploring the uses of money among Philippine
Click here to read about her project.
See her online presentation at the IMTFI Annual Conference,
Session 5, Speaker #2.