Awards

● Degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa by Philippine Women’s University (PWU) (July 2017)

● Go Negosyo Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneur (April 2017)

● ‘Most Industrious Senator’ by the Bulong Pulungan group (December 2016)

● National Mother’s Day & Father’s Day Foundation, Inc.’s 22nd Ulirang Ina Awardee (May 2015)

● Golden Globe Award for Outstanding and Significant Achievement in Public Service (April 2015)

● Gusi Peace Prize International Laureate for Poverty Reduction and Humanitarianism (November 2014)

● UP 2004 Distinguished Alumna Award

● One of the Outstanding Legislators of 2002, 2003, and 2004 Awardee

● Outstanding Women in Governance Category

● Gawad Pagkilala Parangal sa mga Kababaihan sa Kongreso

●  ‘Dakila’ award from UP Center for Women’s Studies

● Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club Awardee

● Soroptomist International Woman of Distinction Gintong Ina, Ulirang Ina

● Soroptimist International’s “Making a Difference in Women”

● Recognition Program in the “Woman Helping Women Category” Awardee

● Maralitang Tagalungsod of 2003 for the support to the community Mortgage Program (CMP) in Las Piñas

● DILG-Bureau of the Fire Protection for professionalizing the Las Piñas Fire Department

● “Best Practice Award for Outstanding Contribution Towards Improving the Living Environment” by the UN Humans Settlement Program and the Dubai International Award.

● AOIKOS International Award for Social Enterprise from River Rehabilitation

● International Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice

● United Nations Best Water Management