Maricris E. Calipjo-Cabural, RSW, MPA is the Deputy Executive Director of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council where she provides the critical lens in linking social welfare and justice systems, policy formulation, capacity development and systems building. She specializes in program and policy development and management, results-based and child-rights focused programming. A UP-CSWCD alumna, Maricris has a Postgraduate Diploma on Children, Youth and Development from the International Institute of Social Studies, Hague, The Netherlands and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. She is a Career Executive Service Eligible.