Sara Duterte Biography, Latest Update, Achievements

Sara Duterte is a Filipino lawyer and politician. She is currently serving as vice president of the Philippines. She is also the Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd). Previously, she served as mayor of Davao City, the premier city in the whole island of Mindanao.

Latest Update

July 2, 2022 – Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio announced the opening of the Office of the Vice President satellite offices in Dagupan, Cebu, Tacloban, Davao, Zamboanga City, and Tandag in Surigao del Sur. According to her, they opened these satellite offices to make OVP services more accessible.

June 19, 2022 – Sara Duterte took her oath of office as the 15th vice president of the Philippines in Davao City in the presence of her father President Rodrigo Duterte and her mother Elizabeth Zimmerman. Supreme Court Justice Ramon Paul Hernando administered her oath-taking after a thanksgiving mass which was attended by Archbishop Romulo Valles.

May 9, 2022 – Sara Duterte bagged the vice presidency by defeating nine other candidates including Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan who placed second. She got 32,208,417 votes or 61.53% while Kiko Pangilinan got 9,329,207 or 17.82%.

November 16, 2021 – Sara Duterte announced her support of the presidential bid of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Later, Lakas-CMD adopted him as its presidential candidate.

Go here to see the biography of Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

November 13, 2021 – Sara Duterte filed her certificate of candidacy for vice president under the Lakas-CMD party which was founded by former President Fidel Ramos but which is now chaired by former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

November 9, 2021 – Sara Duterte withdrew her candidacy for mayor.

On October 2, 2021, Sara Duterte filed her certificate of candidacy for mayor. On the same day, Her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, announced that her daughter Sara is his candidate for president who will run with Senator Bong Go.

Sara Duterte is the consistent no. 1 among possible presidential candidates for the 2022 national elections with a rating of 20% and above, according to surveys conducted nationwide. Lately, she said that she is open to a presidential run. She has been going around the country and meeting with political leaders.

Sara Duterte
Sara Duterte (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Sara Zimmerman Duterte-Carpio
Nickname – Inday Sara
Birth Date –> May 31, 1978 (age 44 years)
Hometown –> Davao City, Davao Del Sur Province and, Philippines

Father –> Current President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Mother –> Elizabeth Zimmerman
Brothers –> Congressman Paolo Duterte, Vice Mayor Sebastian Duterte
Half-Sister –> Veronica Duterte
Spouse –> Atty. Manases Carpio (married 2007)
Children –> 3

College – San Pedro College (1999)
Degree – Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
Law School – San Beda College (2005)
* Passed the bar in 2006

Political Career / Work Experiences
2022-Present – Secretary, Department of Education
2022-Present – Vice President of the Philippines
2010-2013, 2016-June 30,2022 – Mayor
2007-2010 – Vice Mayor

In the May 13, 2019 election, she ran under the banner of the party she founded, the regional Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP) Party. She easily won over independent candidate Magdaleno Marcellones.

* Ranked No. 1 in job approval rating among all mayors for 2021 according to RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc.

RELATED: Biography of Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

See also: Cabinet Members and Other Top Officials Under President Bongbong Marcos

See also: Famous People from Davao City

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