SORIANO, Rowena L.

Status: 
Part Time
Contact No.: 
(+632) 8997691 loc. 2322
Biography: 
Rowena L. Soriano obtained her degree of Juris Doctor with honors from the Ateneo Law School in 2006. She became the first recipient of the Kyushu University – Ateneo de Manila University School of Law Double Master of Laws Degree Program in 2015. She finished her Master of Laws in International Economic and Business Law at Kyushu University, Japan, in 2016, and her Master of Laws in International Economic Law in Ateneo Law School in 2017. 
 
Prof. Soriano has been a member of the Ateneo Law School Faculty since 2009 and became Program Coordinator of the Graduate Legal Studies Institute in 2014. She has also been a member of the Faculty of the University of the Philippines Manila Political Science Program since 2007 and the Far Eastern University Institute of Law since 2016.

In her six-years of service with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), she was Legal Officer of the Office of the General Counsel and Legal Services, and Corporate Secretary to the Provident Fund Board of the Trustees and the BSP Officers’ Club, Inc. She also appears as Program Host for the public service program “Relasyon” in Aksyon TV 5 and 92.3 News FM. As part of her advocacy, she delivers lectures on laws about women and children. She also volunteered for the Philippine General Hospital Women’s Desk in 2011 and the Multi-Sectoral Anti Corruption Council where she was cited as the BSP Nominee to the List of Government Experts, United Nations Convention Against Corruption Review Mechanism (Cycle 2010-2014).

Areas of Specialization: 
  • Legal Research and Methodology
  • Legal Writing
  • Fundamentals of Thesis Writing II
  • Thesis Adviser
  • Panelist to graduating law students

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Nominee to the List of Government Experts for the United Nations Convention Against Corruption Review Mechanism (Cycle 2010-2014)
  • BSP Provident Fund Board of Trustees (Corporate Secretary, 2011-2014)
  • BSP Officers’ Club, Inc. (Corporate Secretary, 2013 – 2014)
Courses Taught: 
  • Legal Research and Legal Writing
  • Laws on Women
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Banking
  • Economic and Business laws
Education: 
A.B. Political Science, Magna cum Laude, University of the Philippines Manila, 2001; J.D., Second Honors, Ateneo Law School, 2006; Master of Laws, International and Economic Business Law, Kyushu University, 2016; Master of Laws, International Economic Law, Ateneo Law School, 2017.