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Vanj Padilla, CDPO, JD
Vanj Padilla, CDPO, JD
Founder, Shared Knowledge Asia Pacific
"If your dreams do not scare you, it means they are not big enough"

About me

Vanj Padilla (she/her) is a Juris Doctor and a certified data privacy officer in the Philippines.



  • Facilitator, ESEAP Summit, Bangkok Thailand 2019
  • Delegate, Wikimedia Brand Strategy Conference, Bangalore, India 2020
  • Benchmarking, Wikimedia Indonesia and Wikimedia Taiwan
  • Local Coordinator and Pilot Trainer, Reading Wikipedia in the Classroom Project, Philippines
  • Core Organizing Team Member, Wikimania 2021
  • Core Organizing Team Member, Wikimania 2023
  • Co-Organizer, Wikiwomen Summit @Wikimania 2023

My work

  • Pangasinan Wiktionary
  • Wikibooks
  • Wikisource and Wiki Commons ( Digitization of Philippine Local Laws and Ordinances Project)
  • Pangasinan Wikivoyage Project
  • Sagada Living Heritage Project


  • Strategy Development
  • Policy Development
  • Diversity and Future
  • Women Empowerment
  • Youth Development
  • Public Policy Advocacy
  • Event Design and Management
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Sustainability Development

Contact me

  • Facebook: Vanj Padilla
  • Twitter: @vanjpadilla
  • Telegram: Vanj Padilla