Glennie Marie M. Sina-on

Assistant Professor 5

Glennie Marie M. Sina-on is a Registered Social Worker and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Work at the University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus. Before joining the faculty in 2016, she helped develop orientation materials  for the departing Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) under the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) Unit at the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). She also  worked  as a Field Officer at Children International – Abot Kamay, Inc.   She has also done supervisory work as Area Coordinator for  the country’s biggest social protection program, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), specifically, in the cities of Caloocan and Valenzuela.

She became a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Fellow in 2018. During her undergraduate studies, she was awarded with Cheung Kong Endeavour Australia Scholarship in 2010, which gave her the opportunity to do her undergraduate Social Work Field Education at the University of South Australia.

She holds a Master in Family Life and Child Development which she also took at the University of the Philippines.

Specialization and Areas of Interest: Family Life and Child Development, Child Welfare and Protection, Social Protection i.e. Conditional Cash Transfer


She belonged to the team that wrote the Philippine report found on pages 45-51 in “The Social Service Workforce in the East Asia and Pacific Region: Multi-Country Review” published by Global Alliance Social Service Workforce  and UNICEF (October 2019)

She co-wrote the Life Skills Intervention for Children in Residential Care Facilities (specifically, modules on Empathy, Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills, and Spirituality) owned by a private non-governmental organization, A Child’s Trust Is Ours to Nurture, Inc. (ACTION, Inc.) (March 2019, Unpublished)