Yasmira Moner is currently teaching at MSU-IIT and has been producing research papers on conflict in Mindanao. She is currently doing a research on the emergence of faith-based violent extremism in Mindanao and peace education with the MSU- Inspired Young Optimist Guild (MSU-IYOG) based in Marawi, Philippines. She is also currently involved in the information and education campaigns (IECs) on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) as resource persons in town hall meetings and public forum. She also conducts activities to promote women empowerment and creation of youth-led policy advocacy on peace education, gender and development, environmental care and protection and democratic leadership.
In Fall 2016, she participated in U.S. Department of State-funded International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) on preventing violent extremism through civic engagement among university students.
She earned her Masters’ degree in Government Studies at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) in 2017, and completed academic requirements for the degree Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of the Philippines in 2015. She finished her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2007 at the Mindanao State University, Marawi City. She is also part of Young Moro Professional Network (YMPN) and the Institute for Peace and Development of MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology.