Carol P. Araullo

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Gender FEMALE
Occupation Activist
Location Quezon City, Philippines
Introduction Dr. Carol Araullo is the chairperson of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN, New Patriotic Alliance), global vice chair for internal affairs of the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) and co-convenor of the Gloria Step Down Movement (GSM), Movement of Concerned Citizens for Civil Liberties (MCCCL), PlunderWatch, DEFEND Philippines, Justice Not War Coalition, US Troops Out Now! and other broad alliances. Her experience as a social activist includes being vice chairperson of the UP Student Council; practicing community medicine upon graduation from the UP College of Medicine; co-founding the Health Alliance for Democracy (HEAD); joining the fight against the US-backed Marcos fascist dictatorship; and helping push the peace negotiations between the Manila government and the National Democratic Front as a former executive director, and now Board Trustee, of the Philippine Peace Center. Dr. Araullo writes a weekly column for BusinessWorld, the Philippines' leading business newspaper.