Jona Turalde

Transform Education

Jona Turalde is currently working as the Community, Operations, and Resource Mobilization Lead of Transform Education, a young feminist network hosted by the UN Girls Education Initiative and a Champion of SheDecides. She has been a feminist activist in the Philippines with almost 8 years of experience, and holds multiple positions in various governing boards and advisory roles of international development organizations and feminist movements including International Planned Parenthood Federation, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, & FRIDA, the Young Feminist Fund.

Jona brings experience in influencing comprehensive sexuality education policies and programs, supporting girl-led participatory research and organizing, and advocating for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), with a particular focus on meaningful youth participation and adolescent health. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of the Philippines - Diliman.