These women have inspired generations for their notable contributions to the Philippines. Learn more about these remarkable female figures who have blazed trails in their respective fields:
1. Miriam Defensor Santiago
The late senator Miriam Defensor Santiago was the first Filipino and Asian judge of the International Criminal Court. She was also the first female editor-in-chief of the University of the Philippines' student newspaper, Philippine Collegian. Many revere the senator for her intelligence and courage in fighting corruption in the country.