Gina Lopez Wiki
gina lopez was a Filipino environmentalist and philanthropist who served as Secretary of the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).She was previously the Chairperson of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission. Lopez was also a yoga missionary and a pioneer for corporate social responsibility.
Gina Lopez Early Life and education
Gina Lopez was the daughter of ABS-CBN Chairman Emeritus Eugenio Lopez. She has six siblings. Gina Lopez went to Assumption College and Newton College of the Sacred Heart in Boston(which was later integrated into Boston College). She held a master’s degree in Development Management from the Asian Institute of Management. She had two sons, Roberto and Benjamin.
Kabataan Party-list mourns the passing of environmental activist and former Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez. The youth expresses their sincerest condolences and sympathies to her bereaved friends and loved ones during these trying times. pic.twitter.com/TVa8x8qQ0I
— Kabataan Partylist (@KabataanPL) August 19, 2019
Gina Lopez: Net Worth and Salary
Gina worked in various organization to promote a sustainable environment. Her work and contribution have helped poor people to improve their living standard. She has worked as a yoga missionary in different countries. In doing the social work and help for the underprivileged society, Gina had earned wealth, to which she has kept secret. Apart from that, she belonged to a wealthy family as her father is popular and prosperous. Before death, her net worth was near to $200 thousand.
Gina Lopez Married, Husband, Kids
The mysterious person with whom Gina fell in love during her work as the yoga missionary in Africa became her husband. Though the relation didn’t survive, the couple had two sons from the relationship. Gina didn’t disclose the name of her ex-husband. The name of Gina’s son is Roberto and Benjamin.
Gina Lopez Awards
- United Nations Grand Awardee for Excellence (1997) for the Bantay Bata 163 which she initiated and advocated
- International Public Relations Award of Excellence for the Environment (1997)[
- Outstanding Manilans Award for the Environment (2009)[
- UNESCO Kalinga Award, where she was the first Southeast Asian to receive the prestigious award
- 2017 Seacology Prize
Gina Lopez Illness and death
Gina Lopez was earlier diagnosed with brain cancer. She died of multiple organ failure related to the disease at Makati Medical Center on August 19, 2019.
AdZU mourns the passing of ex-DENR Sec Gina Lopez–an ally in environmental protection and conservation. She expressed her love for and desire to partner with AdZU to “Care for Our Common Home.”
She invited the pilgrims of NYD’17 held in AdZU to make a difference in society. pic.twitter.com/38qsg0PknZ
— Ateneo de Zamboanga University (@AdZUOfficial) August 19, 2019