New Advisory Board Member
Marissa Torres Langseth, B.S.N., R.N., M.S.N., ANP-BC (retired)
Founder and Emeritus Chairperson, Humanist Alliance Philippines, International; Founder and Founding Chairperson, Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society (PATAS); Creator, HAPI-SHADE (Secular Humanist Advocacy Development Education)
Langseth is the Founder and Emeritus Chairperson to and is an avid philanthropist to HAPI (Humanist Alliance Philippines, International), the Founder and Founding Chairperson of Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society, the Creator of HAPI-SHADE (Secular Humanist Advocacy Development Education), a pioneer in SEC-registered and non-religious societies in the Philippines, a trailblazer in promoting education and community outreach in selected areas to promote humanism and critical thinking in the Philippines, was responsible for the very first atheist convention in South East Asia in 2012 (PATAS convention in Bayview, Manila, Philippines) and HAPI international affiliations with IHEU and FBBN, and the Creator of HAPI humanist curriculum.
Langseth graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Carlos in Cebu, Philippines, graduated from Lehman College (CUNY) in Bronx NY with a Masters in Adult Health Nursing where she wrote a thesis about Domestic Violence, graduated with a GPA 4.0 at College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY and has a Post-Master’s Certificate for Adult Nurse Practitioner while also having prescriptive privileges and Board Certification.
In previous posts, she was an Adult Nurse Practitioner for UNH( United Health Group)/Evercare (1999-2015), an Adjunct Professor at Queensboro Community College (2005-2006), a Certified Emergency Room Nurse at Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY (1993-1999), a Nursing Care Coordinator/Supervisor (1990-1993), a Registered Nurse in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1985-1989), a Territorial Manager for Carlo Erba (1980-1985).
Her personal blog since 2009 has been against the tyranny of the Philippine government and fraudulent banking practices, which has evolved into a page to vent frustrations around non-religious activism. She as Admin for Atheist Against Pseudoscientific Nonsense since 2016, a Member of the American Humanist Association since 2011, and a Member of IHEU since 2015.
She is featured in the books Godless Grace: How Nonbelievers Make the World Safer, Personal Paths to Humanism, From Superstition to Reason, An Interview with Marissa Torres Langseth, B.S/N., M.S.N., and No Outside Intelligence.