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'''Maria Leonor''' "'''Leni'''" '''Gerona Robredo''' (born '''Maria Leonor Santo Tomas Gerona'''; April 23, 1965) is a Filipino lawyer, politician, and social activist who is the [[List of Vice Presidents of the Philippines|14th and incumbent]] [[Vice President of the Philippines|vice president of the Philippines]]. Robredo was the wife of the late [[Secretary of the Interior and Local Government (Philippines)|interior secretary]] [[Jesse Robredo]]. She served as the [[House of Representatives of the Philippines|representative]] of [[Camarines Sur]]'s [[Camarines Sur's 3rd congressional district|3rd district]] from 2013 until her inauguration as vice president in 2016. In the vice presidential election, Robredo defeated [[Bongbong Marcos]] by a narrow margin of 263,473 votes. A report released by the [[Presidential Electoral Tribunal|Supreme Court]] further widened her lead to 278,566 over Marcos.<ref>{{Cite web|date=October 19, 2019|title=Philippine VP Robredo Widens Lead Over Marcos in Protest Recount|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-19/philippine-vp-robredo-widens-lead-over-marcos-in-protest-recount|access-date=October 19, 2019|website=Bloomberg.com}}</ref>
'''Maria Leonor''' "'''Leni'''" '''Gerona Robredo''' (born '''Maria Leonor Santo Tomas Gerona'''; April 23, 1965) is a Filipino lawyer, politician, and social activist who is the [[List of Vice Presidents of the Philippines|14th and incumbent]] [[Vice President of the Philippines|vice president of the Philippines]]. Robredo was the wife of the late [[Secretary of the Interior and Local Government (Philippines)|interior secretary]] [[Jesse Robredo]]. She served as the [[House of Representatives of the Philippines|representative]] of [[Camarines Sur]]'s [[Camarines Sur's 3rd congressional district|3rd district]] from 2013 until her inauguration as vice president in 2016. In the vice presidential election, Robredo defeated [[Bongbong Marcos]] by a narrow margin of 263,473 votes. A report released by the [[Presidential Electoral Tribunal|Supreme Court]] further widened her lead to 278,566 over Marcos.


Robredo is the second woman to serve as vice president of the Philippines after [[Gloria Macapagal Arroyo]] and the first vice president from [[Bicol Region]]. In 2016, Robredo was awarded by the [[government of Thailand]] for her work and advocacy in [[women's empowerment]] and [[gender equality]].<ref>{{Cite web |url=https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1452941/ovp-gets-highest-coa-rating-for-third-straight-year |title=Archived copy |access-date=September 1, 2021 |archive-date=September 1, 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210901002719/https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1452941/ovp-gets-highest-coa-rating-for-third-straight-year |url-status=live }}</ref> Under her leadership, the [[Office of the Vice President of the Philippines|Office of the Vice President]] also received the [[ISO 9001:2015|ISO 9001: 2015 certification]] for the office's quality management systems.<ref>{{Cite web|last=Lalu|first=Gabriel Pabico|date=February 8, 2021|title=OVP gets ISO recertification for quality management system|url=https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1393534/ovp-gets-iso-recertification-for-quality-management-system|access-date=September 1, 2021|website=INQUIRER.net|language=en|archive-date=September 1, 2021|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210901122510/https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1393534/ovp-gets-iso-recertification-for-quality-management-system|url-status=live}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|title=Robredo receives ISO 9001:2015 quality certificate for OVP|url=https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/08/robredo-receives-iso-90012015-quality-certificate-for-ovp/|access-date=September 1, 2021|website=Manila Bulletin|language=en-US|archive-date=February 14, 2021|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210214132541/https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/08/robredo-receives-iso-90012015-quality-certificate-for-ovp/|url-status=live}}</ref>
Robredo is the second woman to serve as vice president of the Philippines after [[Gloria Macapagal Arroyo]] and the first vice president from [[Bicol Region]]. In 2016, Robredo was awarded by the [[government of Thailand]] for her work and advocacy in [[women's empowerment]] and [[gender equality]]. Under her leadership, the [[Office of the Vice President of the Philippines|Office of the Vice President]] also received the [[ISO 9001:2015|ISO 9001: 2015 certification]] for the office's quality management systems.


On October 7, 2021, Robredo announced her bid for [[president of the Philippines]] in the [[2022 Philippine presidential election|2022 election]].
On October 7, 2021, Robredo announced her bid for [[president of the Philippines]] in the [[2022 Philippine presidential election|2022 election]].

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