Ateneo CORD welcomes Dr. Edna Franco as Executive Director

August 22, 2013

Ateneo CORD is proud to announce the return of Dr. Edna "Bopeep" Franco as its Executive Director starting June 1, 2013.

Dr. Franco graduated Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology from the University of the Philippines and completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from the Ateneo de Manila.  She joined the Ateneo in April 2001 and was Executive Director of Ateneo CORD, April 2001 to March 2008. In 2010, she was appointed VP for Planning and Administration in AdMU. 

Prior to her work in Ateneo, Dr. Franco has had extensive management and leadership experience as Vice President for Human Resources of Philippine Airlines, 1983-1991 & 1996-1999.  She was also Technical Advisor for Human Resources for Gunung Sewu Kencana, Indonesia 1992-1996.  

Dr. Franco is also a faculty member of the Department of Psychology and the coordinator of the PhD in Leadership Studies program. She continues to be involved leadership development and HR coaching.

Ateneo CORD wishes to thank Dr. Gina Hechanova who served as Executive Director of Ateneo CORD from 2008 to 2013 and  is now the Chair of the Department of Psychology.