Anna Mae Yu Lamentillo, a columnist of Manila Bulletin for the Opinion Section, was named one of BluPrint’s Under 38 Future Shapers.
Also included in the list is Leeroy New, Audrey Ngui, Nikki Buensalido, Paolo Valenciano, Miko Aspiras, and Patty Ang.
Lamentillo is also the chairperson of the Build Build Build Committee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). She is the concurrent chairperson of the Infrastructure Cluster Communications Committee.
Previously, she worked with both United Nations Development Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in their Haiyan Emergency Response and Rehabilitation Programme.
She graduated cum laude at the University of the Philippines Los Baños with a degree in Development Communications, where she garnered the highest General Weighted Average for Development Journalism Majors and received the Faculty Medal for Academic Excellence.
She completed her Executive Education in Economic Development in Harvard Kennedy School.
She is pursuing her Juris Doctor program at the UP College of Law.
She has been awarded Natatanging Iskolar Para sa Bayan, and Oblation Statute for the Virtues of Industry.
Lamentillo was also named by BluPrint as one of 50+ ASEAN Movers and Shakers, and by Lifestyle Asia as one of 18 Game Changers.