Prof. Ladylyn Lim-Mangada is an SEI Affiliated Researcher with SEI Asia. She has been part of SEI’s project in The Philippines related to Typhoon Haiyan working on trade-offs and post-disaster decision-making and livelihoods.
In the past, Ladylyn has worked as a consultant to Plan International Philippines, Care Philippines, Oxfam, Catholic Relief Services and Australian Aid. She has also collaborated with several academics and scholars on a number of projects and has experience as a project manager, researcher, analyst, and reviewer.
Her research and publications are focused on disaster risk reduction, community driven development, civil society engagement, local governance and law enforcement.
Ladylyn is currently a Fellow of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute. She sits in the multi sectoral group of the Philippine Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) and board member of the Catholics for Reproductive Health. She is a regular member of the National Research Council of the Philippines and the Philippine Political Science Association, where she served as board member in the past.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Management and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Cum Laude) from the University of the Philippines.