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Ms. Julia Andrea Abad
Presidential Management Staff
Julia Abad is the Chief of Staff of President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino, Jr. and a member of the transition team.
A former Program Officer of the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium, she completed her BA degree at the Ateneo de Manila University before earning her Masters in Public Policy at Harvard University’s he Kennedy School of Government.
In 2006, Julia Abad was a consultant of the Gearing up Internet Literacy and Access for Students or "GILAS" program. GILAS is a recent beneficiary of Google Grants, which offers free advertising space to selected non-profit organizations on google.com. Through this Google program, GILAS has provided in-kind keyword advertising to help the project attract people to their website.
Julia Abad is a political science professor at Ateneo and a Fulbright alumna of Harvard University.