Dr. Benjamina Paula Gonzalez-Flor is Assistant Professor VI at the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines Los Baños and the Chair of the Master of Development Communication of the UP Open University. She served as Chief of Monitoring and Evaluation Division at the Commission on Higher Education and Program Manager of the Philippines Australia Short Term Training Program. Proficient in Lao and Bahasa Indonesia, Dr. Flor has lived and worked as a consultant in Indonesia, Thailand, Lao PDR, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.  She has also served as Team Leader in three World Bank projects.