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WYDE Civic Engagement

Network of Young Decision-makers

Part of Women and Youth in Democracy Initiative

Mary Marjorie Martin-Chan

City Councilor of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan

Active Network Member

From: Philippines

Active since: 2023

Mary Marjorie P. Martin-Chan is a lawyer by profession and a public servant as well. Believing that she could maximise best her potential and passion for leadership by serving the community, Atty. Marj was then elected as City Councilor in 2016 up to the present.

For five (5) years of service in Tuguegarao City Council, she has sponsored and authored various ordinances and resolutions. These landmark legislations include, among others: Gender-Related Ordinances, Women Empowerment, Solo Parents Empowerment, and Youth and Family Relations. She is a fellow of the Angat Bayi Women Empowerment Program and the JRMF Young Leaders for Good Governance. Because of her wit and intelligence and to further enhance her knowledge and skills as a legislator, Atty. Marj was chosen by different institutions to be a representative of the Philippines in various international Fellowships, Conferences and scholarships abroad.

Aside from Legislative work, she also serves various organisations. At present, she is the President of the Zonta Club of Central Tuguegarao (2022-2024). She also currently sits as the National Vice President of Luzon Island of the National Movement of Young Legislators (2022-2025). Furthering her advocacies beyond politics, Atty. Marj is also currently serving as Advocacy Consultant for the National Prosecution Development Team of the International Justice Mission Philippines.

Mary Marjorie Martin-Chan Related Activities

From 11/12/2023 to 11/14/2023

Policy Lab Network of Young Decision-Makers 2023- 12 November | “Youth Rethinking Social Development for People and Planet”

The Network of Young Decision-Makers will contribute to the discussions of Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue 2023

Date: 06/15/2023

First meeting of the Network of Young Decision-makers

WYDE Civic Engagement Network of Young Decision-Makers brings together a group of exceptional young leaders under 36 years old who are active in politics and in decision-making bodies and who have already reached positions of influence from which they can advocate for greater youth political participation.