We are thrilled to announce that One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Hildegarde Lifetime Achievement Award for her lifelong commitment to advocating women’s rights in theater, media and the performing arts. Also, the One Billion Rising campaign has been selected as one of three winners in the Hildegarde Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Development Communication category.

Since 2007, St. Scholastica’s College-Manila, through its Mass Communication Department, has been staging the Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication. Named after the 12th century Benedictine saint, mystic, artist, environmentalist and healer Hildegarde of Bingen, Germany.