Imelda Marcos may be the world's most famous Philippine First Lady. Who stayed in power for almost 20 years, held top government positions including Minister of Human Settlements and Governor of Metro Manila. We can't deny that they will impact a nation's image and development. Michelle Obama played a big role in Barack's campaign.
The First Lady is not an elected position. She carries no official duties and earns no salary. Nonetheless, she attends many official ceremonies and functions of state either along with or in place of the president. The First Lady also frequently participates in humanitarian and charitable work. Furthermore, many have taken an active role in presidential campaigns.
Who will be the next Real House wife of Malacanang Palace? Get to know them:
Katherine "Kate" Howell-Gordon
Birth Date: May 1, 1948
Birth Place: Olongapo, Zambales
College: St Joseph's College - AB English
Mayor of Olongapo City (1995-2001)
Representative, 1st district, Zambales (1987-1995)
Mother of Marnie, Ali, LJ, Brian
Monica Louise "Nikki" Prieto-Teodoro
Birth Date: March 3, 1966
College: Webster University Geneva International Marketing
She also studied in various schools such as Marymount, St. Joseph’s, and Notre Dame in California.
Representative, 1st district, Tarlac (2007-present)
Image of Procter & Gamble, when she launched Pantene into a global brand. endorsed Bank of the Philippine Islands in their first and only television commercial.
Former equestrienne and is a PADI certified scuba diver.
Mother of Jaime Gilberto
Cynthia "Cyn" Aguilar-Villar
Birth Date: July 29, 1950
Birth Place: Muntinlupa City
College: University of the Philippines - Diliman, BS Business Amdinistration
MBA New York University
Representative, Lone District of Las Pinas City (2001-present)
Helped her husband establish Camella Homes, Palmera Homes, Adelfa Properties.
Elected president of Development Bankers-Association of the Philippines.
Member of the University of the Philippines (UP) Board of Regents
Started working as a financial analyst and professor.
Mother of Mark, Camille, and Paolo.
Shalani San Ramon Soledad (-Aquino)
Birth Date: April 20, 1980
Birth Place: Catanduanes
College: De La Salle University, College of St. Benilde - BS Human Resources Management
High School: PCTR and Marymount School
Elementary: Marymount School
Councilor of 2nd District of Valenzuela City (2004-present)
Executive Staff of Senator Panfilo Lacson (2002-2003)
Executive Staff of Virac, Catanduanes (2001-2002)
If we're to choose and elect a first lady, who would you vote?