Ms. Della Leonor is Program Associate at the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). Ms. Leonor is Permanent Representative on Open Data and Access to Information of the Philippines Open Government Partnership - Civil Society Organizations Steering Committee. She also serves as President of the Persons with Disabilities Roxas City Chapter in the Philippines. She was elected Cluster Head for the Visayas Region of AKAP-PINOY, which works toward the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Philippines. She completed her B.A. in Accounting at Colegio De La Purisma Concepcion in the Philippines. She earned a M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP) from American University's School of International Service in 2012.
Ms. Eloisa "Louie" Zepeda-Teng is Program Associate at the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). She previously served as Executive Director of Kasama Sa Kalusugan for Tuberculosis patients under the Tropical Disease Foundation, and as the representatitve from the Western Pacific Region for the Stop TB Partnership, an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). She contributes to the advocacy efforts of the Women Committee of the Philippine Blind Union in the National Capital Region and represented Blind Women for Accessibility on a national scale. She is an active affiliate of Samahan Lusog Baga, a group of former Tuberculosis patients supported by the Philippines Department of Health and private health service providers funded by GlobalFund. In 2012, with support from IDPP, Ms. Zepeda performed an internship within the Disability and Rehabilitation Team of WHO. Ms. Zepeda has represented her country on numerous occasions to offer the patient's perspective at UNION Assemblies and WHO strategic planning meetings for the treatment of Tuberculosis. She completed her B.S. in Architecture at Mapua Institute of Technology and earned a M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Comparative and International Disability Policy (CIDP) from American University's School of International Service in 2012.