Teresita Quintos-Deles
 
Expertise: Peace Process and Conflict Resolution, Women’s Issues, Civil Society Issues and Processes, and Security Sector Reform

Secretary Teresita “Ging” Quintos-Deles is the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process. She was the Lead Convener (Cabinet rank) of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) from 2001-2003. Since 1981, Mrs. Deles has maintained an active involvement in the women's movement particularly in the institution of PILIPINA, which is recognized as the first women's organization in the Philippines to espouse an explicitly "homegrown feminist" line. She has also been the co-founder of the Coalition for Peace, the Philippines' first citizen's peace formation to emerge after the 1986 People Power uprising.