Liza Krassner, unit administrator and principal administrative analyst for the UC Irvine Developmental Biology Center, will be a keynote speaker at the Women’s Business Council Philippines’ 10th anniversary conference Nov. 22 and 23 at the Dusit Hotel Nikko in Makati, Manila. The conference theme is “The Global Woman: Mastering Herself and the World.” WBCP is a private business association and policy advocacy group which focuses on the concerns of Filipino businesswomen, such as access to finance and credit, marketing, continuing education and training. Krassner has been working on a graduate school project for her master’s in public administration at Cal State University Long Beach aimed at helping build UCI’s vision of a School of Public Health in the Health Sciences. Her research focuses on global health and infectious diseases. At the conference, she will speak on physical wellbeing and family life and meet Hon. Mona Dumlao-Valisno, special adviser to the president of the Philippines, to discuss her project.