Engineer Tapel was appointed in 2010 as Member of the Professional Regulatory Board for Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering (ABE) of the Professional Regulations Commission. The Board is responsible in regulating the practice of ABE including the conduct of licensure examinations.
Her professional career focuses on agricultural buildings and structures; agro-processing of crops, livestock and poultry; agricultural waste management and project management among others. She was awarded Outstanding Agricultural Engineer by PSAE in 2007.
Engr. Tapel received her Master in Management major in Project Management at De La Salle Araneta University where she is currently completing her Doctor of Philosophy in Project Management. She is a distinguished Fellow of Dr. Norman Borlaug of USDA for her short-term research conducted at UMN, USA in 2011. Her alma mater recognized her contributions through the Outstanding Alumnae in Government Service Award in January 2017.
Despite her active lifestyle, she maintains balance of her married life with 3 children.
Topic : Deep Diving into A Women's Journey: Special Focus of Involvement, Roles and Challenges in Construction sector in Asia Pacific
Time : 10.35am - 11.35am