Ateneo Library of Women's Writings

Contact Details

Address and Office Hours

The Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (ALiWW) is an archival facility and one of the Special Collections of the Rizal Library. Established in 1994 by Dr Edna Manlapaz and Dr Soledad Reyes, it is proudly the first of its kind in the Philippines and in this part of the world. ALiWW's mandate is summed up by three Ps: "Procure, Preserve, and Promote" writings by, and about, Filipino women in various disciplines such as literature, journalism, history, medicine, and more.

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The ALiWW’s team is more than happy to help you with your research or collection.

For inquiries regarding ALiWW events, projects, or are interested in donating materials to our collection, please contact our Executive Director.

Kristine Michelle L Santos PhD
Executive Director

For inquiries regarding ALiWW Finding Aids and archive, please contact our librarians and staff.

Marie Edelquin B. Quidic
Head Librarian

Katherine B. Gadaingan
Paul Andrew V. Mendoza


Events, Projects, and Donations

Finding Aids & Archive


Special Collections Building, Rizal Library
Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights campus
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights
1108 Quezon City

Mon to Fri 8 am to 5 pm
Sat 8 pm to 12 nn