Concepcion Felix de
Calderon (Dona Concha) was one of the earliest feminists
known in the Philippines.
CONCEPCION FELIX DE CALDERON
Calderon led the Filipino
women in forming the Asociacion Feminista Filipina, the first women's club in
the Philippines. Its establishment in June 1905 marked the start of The Feminist
Movement in the Philippines.
She also formed the
Federation Catolica de Mujeres now known as the Catholic Women's League.
In 1896, when the
Philippine revolution broke out against Spain, followed by the
Philippine-American War, she was the active secretary of the Bulacan chapter
of the Philippine National Red Cross.