Corazon Soliman

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Corazon Soliman
Secretary of the Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development
Assumed office
June 30, 2010
President Benigno Aquino III
Preceded by Celia Capadocia-Yangco
In office
January 20, 2001 – July 8, 2005
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Dulce Saguisag
Succeeded by Esperanza Cabral
Personal details
Born (1953-01-27) January 27, 1953 (age 62)
Nationality Filipino
Spouse(s) Hector Soliman
Children Sandino Soliman
Marikit Soliman
Religion Roman Catholic

Corazón "Dinky" Solíman y Juliano (born January 27, 1953) is the current secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Philippines, appointed by President Benigno Aquino III on June 30, 2010. She once held the position under former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo but later resigned in 2005 as a result of the Hello Garci scandal.[1]

She obtained her B.S. in Social Work and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of the Philippines Diliman.


  1. ^ Calica, Aurea (June 9, 2010). "Various names being floated for Noynoy's cabinet". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved June 9, 2010.