Prof Nora C. Quebral is professor emeritus at the College of Development Communication, University of the Philippines (UP) Los Banos. She was awarded an LSE honorary doctorate in 2011.
Prof Qebral is also an independent consultant in development communication and founding president of the Nora C Quebral Development Communication Centre, Inc. She has a PhD in communications from the University of Illinois, an MS in agricultural journalism from the University of Wisconsin and a BA in English, magna cum laude, from UP Diliman. Professor Cruz-Quebral has worked or consulted mainly with FAO, UNICEF, IDRC, UNDP, US Academy of Educational Development, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Ryerson International Development Centre, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Agriculture, Nutrition Center of the Philippines, and the Philippine Department of Agriculture. She has received awards from, among others, the Philippine Council for Agricultural Resources Research and Development, and the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre.