Stella Quimbo thanks sorority sisters for backing her Congress bid


She made history as the first female representative of this district.

Economics professor turned Marikina Congresswoman-elect Stella Luz Quimbo had many reasons to celebrate after winning in this year’s elections.

Apart from keeping the seat of Marikina’s second district within the family, the newbie politiko has also made it to history books as the first woman to occupy the post.

Her sisters from the UP Sigma Alpha Nu Sorority was there to congratulate her after her proclamation.

“May this office be an opportunity to tirelessly promote our goals of Nationalism and Leadership, always in service of the Filipino people,” the group said. “The nation also calls for a bolder, more progressive approach from student and youth organizations. May our sisterhood heed the call.”