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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.
'''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 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 representative of Camarines Sur's 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 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]]. 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.
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 also received the 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 election.


==Early life and education==
==Early life and education==

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