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Josette Biyo

Dr. Josette T. Biyo
AKA Josette Talamera

  • 1st Filipina and 1st Asian Grand Winner of the prestigious Intel ISEF Excellence in Teaching Award (2002)
  • 1st Filipina to have a planet named after her, Planet Biyo (formerly known as Planet 13241)

"Being world class doesn’t mean going international and showing our best out there. Being world-class is passion and commitment to our profession. Being world-class is giving our best to our country and our people. For teachers, being world-class starts right inside the classroom."

March 19, 1958

Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines

FATHER: AntonioTalamera
MOTHER: _____

HUSBAND: Nonito Biyo


Dr. Josette Talamera-Biyo
Dr. Josette Biyo: World Class Teacher
Dr. Josette Biyo: She dreamt of stars and got a planet
Ilongga educator gets another award in US

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?