Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific - Philippines
Twitter : @ShigemiMur
Shigemi Muramatsu is a development professional working in the good governance and social accountability advocacy. She serves as the Learning Associate of the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP) Foundation, contributing to its strategic objective to institutionalize Social Accountability learning in the East Asia region.
Gemi has been with the Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA) team since the program's re-birth in the Philippines. Her notable experiences in CPA highly include actual involvements as a “citizen-auditor” in conducting value-for-money audits of locally-funded Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) projects and Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) in several regions of the country. With the Philippines Supreme Audit Institution (SAI), the CPA team conducts nationwide CPA training as well as introduces innovations to strengthen participation in the public audit process. This includes incorporating geotagging, community interactions, and data analytics and visualization through mapping, among others.
Gemi obtained her degree in Development Communication, with Educational Communication as her major, from the University of the Philippines – Los Baños. Gemi is a trained geotagger and learning facilitator, completing certificate courses in Geotagging from the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), and Facilitating Adult Learning from the Ateneo de Manila University.