Stella Quimbo Biography, Achievements

Stella Quimbo is a Filipino economist and politician. She is the current congresswoman of the second legislative district of Marikina City in Metro Manila. Running under the Liberal Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated independent candidates Eugene De Vera and Mauro Arce.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Stella Luz Alabastro Quimpo
Nickname –> Teacher Stella
Birth Date –> November 11, 1969 (Age 50)
Birth Place –> Manila, Philippines
Hometown –> Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines

Family
Spouse –> Former Congressman Romero Federico S. Quimbo
Children –> 4

Education
College – University of the Philippines
Course – Economics (Summa Cum Laude, 1991)
Master – Economics, University of the Philippines (1993)
Doctorate – Economics, University of the Philippines (2000)
Post-doctoral fellow, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA (2002)

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Congresswoman
* Commissioner, Philippine Competitiveness Commission
* Professor and Department Chair, University of the Philippines School of Economics
2011-2013 – Prince Claus Professorial Chair Holder at Eramus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands

Awards / Achievements
* 2015 Outstanding Scientific Paper Awardee by The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
* Outstanding Youth Scientist Award by The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

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