People Stories

At IRRI, we have staff from all over the world working on a diverse range of projects. From research into sustainable rice management to support staff ensuring operations runs smoothly, our staff are multi-talented and multi-cultural. One thing our staff have in common is that they enjoy coming to work everyday. Hear from IRRI staff below.

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Corinta

Director for External Relations
Originally from the Philippines

"During my more than 35 years at IRRI, I have enjoyed and still enjoy what I do. I continue to be inspired by the commitment of my team to excellence and the solidarity and passion of colleagues towards achieving IRRI’s mission."





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Jacque

Senior Associate Scientist - C4 Project
Originally from the Philippines

"I stayed on because of the enjoyment of working with all of the people I associated with and the vast exposure to international and local conferences, symposia and trainings. I will be staying on for the nobleness of my work."





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Krishna

Scientist - Molecular Plant Physiologist
Originally from India

"IRRI has a vibrant multi-cultural environment with a global representation making it a diverse and interesting place to live and work."





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Rosemary

Collaborative Research Scientist - Molecular Plant Geneticist / Physiologist
Originally from Kenya

"I am really proud to work with IRRI because of the world class state of the art facilities at IRRI headquarters and the quality of research done by IRRI scientists."





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Betty

Assistant Manager
Originally from the Philippines

"Being part of the team managing the Institute’s funds is not an easy job. Difficult tasks may be thrown our way, but IRRI makes sure that we are well equipped to tackle these tasks."





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Albert

Research Technician - Technician III Research
Originally from the Philippines

"Aside from professional growth, my leadership potential was also developed, having represented the Research Technician sector in our Filipino employee organization for 3 years."