Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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March 17, 2018

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Mothers and daughters: Cynthia Bonta’s legacy is Lisa Bonta Sumii and Malaya Sumii’s intuitive leadership of authenticity and altruism

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March 03, 2018

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February 24, 2018

Cascading waterfalls of American volunteers’ depths of humanity: Dr. Peter Bretan’s surgeries into long-term mentoring experiences of medical professionals and students

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