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Our Board of Directors

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Our Team

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Epifania Lim 
Executive Director, United Neon Foundation, Inc.

Ms. Epifania R. Lim also called as Fanny Lim is the Executive Director of United Neon Foundation (formerly Hearts for Breakthrough Learning Foundation Inc.). She graduated in 1987 with Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Social Work at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and became a board placer (Number 6) in the Social Work Licensure Exam (1987). She worked as Social Worker at Educational Research Development Assistance (ERDA) Foundation (1987-1990) then became a Medical Social Worker at University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital during 1990 - 1994.

After that, she decided to become a full time Missionary of Philippine Campus Crusade for Christ from 1994 -2002 then became the Owner & Finance Officer of Lighthouse Educational Corp. from 2006 - 2016. On 2017 until present she works as the Executive Director of United Neon Foundation, Inc. She uses her influence to share hope to the families and beneficiaries through providing quality service in supervising the existing programs of the foundation.

Alegria Krizia Jane Toledo, RSW
Executive Assistant/ Scholarship Program Manager

Ms. Alegria Krizia Jane Toledo, RSW also known as "Aleg" is UNFI's Executive Assistant and Social Worker. She graduated with Bachelor's Degree in Social Work at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. She is a registered Social Worker with an experience of handling community organizing at Manila Dept. of Social Welfare - District 1 at Tondo, Maynila where she demonstrated her skills in reactivating the Brgy. Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) and an experience in handling case management and groupwork for refugees and asylum seekers all over the globe at Community and Family Services International. As an Executive Assistant and Social worker, she ensures that the operations of the foundation manage very well. She takes charge of the Scholarship Program Management especially in formulating and delivering programs and services for their benefit and conducting case management for special cases. 

Joie Christine Marie  Pante
Program Administrative Assistant

Ms. Joie Pante is UNFI’s Administrative Assistant. She was a graduate of University of Makati who took Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management, and also a former scholar of one of the known foundations in the Philippines. Being in the tourism and hospitality industry for 7 years, she had chosen to continue her path with UNFI and offered her helping hands in delivering administrative support for the needs of the scholars and ALS learners. To her, this is a great opportunity to extend encouragement towards the learners, to relate to them, to address that a better future awaits for those who strive and do their best, making their lives purposeful for the glory of God.

Maria Eliza Cornejo
ALS Program Manager

In a nutshell, Ms. Eliza Cornejo is a teacher and communicator by heart.  She has tenaciously followed the road that combined education, film, media and IT for years because being exposed to computers and the Internet since the 80s has given her a deep insight about the future marriage of information technology and education.  This is the bedrock of her advocacy for the Department of Education's Alternative Learning System.  Her background in the liberal arts and functional technology has inspired her to seek better options for the basic education of a new generation of digital natives.

Judith Flancia
ALS Instructional Manager

Ms. Judith Flancia also called as Teacher Judith is UNFI's ALS Instructional Manager for Pasay Learners. She is a graduate of Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in ECE (Early Childhood Education) and specialized in Special Education at St. Joseph College of Bulacan, year 2006. She is a mother of 3. 

She has an experience of being a former Pre-School Teacher for 5 years at Noah's Ark Academy in Bulacan. And now, she is an Instructional Manager (IM) at Alternative Learning Systems (ALS) of  United Neon Foundation Inc. who has empathy to help the less fortunate since 2016. Her work in UNFI is to EDUCATE  WITH VALUES and EMPOWER our under graduates in Elementary and High School learners to achieve their dreams in spite of their struggles in life.

Christine Aires
ALS Instructional Manager

Ms. Christine Aires also known as “Ms. Tine” earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education Major in Special Education from the Far Eastern University-Manila (Cum Laude) and passed the March 2015 Licensure Examination for Teachers. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Education Major in Special Education at De La Salle University-Manila. Her past work experiences in several private educational institutions allowed her to assume the responsibilities of a Special Education teacher. Her teaching experiences include handling students with various disabilities in self-contained, mainstream, and prevocational programs.

Ms. Tine believes that she teaches and leads because God has called her to do so. Her core mission is to work innovatively for the further improvement of Philippine education.

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