As a young, burnt out marketing professional, it was exactly what I needed.
In September 2018, I jumped on a plane to Madrid, Spain to become an auxiliar de conversacion or a language assistant. It's part of a program led by the Spanish Ministry of Education that enables Filipinos to assist in English
Cherrie D. Atilano's mission is to make farming sexy.
We first featured Cherrie D. Atilano earlier this year for her mission of "Making Farming Sexy"-encouraging young Filipinos, women especially, to go into farming like she has. But it wasn't just that catchy slogan that got us hooked.Cherrie's
I’m a licensed mortician.
If you saw me, I'd probably look to you like a regular young professional Pinay who goes to her office job five days a week, meets up with friends in her downtime, and makes it a point to travel every once
'The only limits we have are the ones we set on ourselves.'
10 years ago, I was working as a volunteer nurse at a government hospital in Baguio. I was very active-always moving around, always traveling, was totally into sports. On a free day, I could go from swimming to kickboxing to playing
You can watch all of them on KUMU!
It takes *a lot* to be a content creator these days, especially when it involves livestreaming! Finding your niche, establishing your voice, and entertaining your audience are just some of the many, many things content creators do-often balancing this gig with
Meet Jasmine Ting.
You know when you stumble upon someone's Insta and then find yourself 42-weeks-deep in their feed, and you realize you are career crushing so hard? That's exactly what happened when we found 23-year-old Jasmine Ting's
Katrina Lopez is an interior designer, and the woman behind Weekend Leather.
If you have a full-time job that requires you to commute, then you know that there isn't much time left in the day to do anything else. Even when you want to work out after hours, meet friends for
Zana spent around P93,000 for her work visa, and it was all worth it.
Zana Ong-Billedo, 27, has always been set on working and settling down overseas. "I honestly studied nursing with the intention of going abroad to find a job and settle down there," says the United Kingdom-based registered nurse.In 2016-four
They called me the Miracle Baby.
I'm 23 years old, and I live for the hustle. I handle digital marketing for social media accounts, dabble in stocks, and organize events, plus I'm part-owner of an app that works as a platform for booking caregivers and
They talk about self love and important female characters in films!
Everyone goes through self-doubt and anxiety, even our favorite actresses. During award ceremonies, it isn't rare for them to open up and talk about their struggles and how they overcame them. Here, three recent speeches that'll surely
She also owns Quirks, Novelties, and Curiosities.
Tucked in a corner in Uptown Mall is Q House, a quirky café reminiscent of a glass house with a tropical vibe. Q House opened in April 2019, but if it looks or sounds familiar, it's because it's sort of
Meet Gelaine Santiago.
Gelaine Santiago was born in Malolos, Bulacan but moved to Toronto, Canada when she was just three years old, so she's the first to admit that she didn't know much about being Filipino growing up.That all changed on an
This LGBTQ couple bought a car for themselves and their fur babies!
As we reach the end of Pride Month, Ride & Shine puts the spotlight on an LGBTQ couple who made the major leap of buying their first car-together.Meet Alla Camacho and Michee Santos, who've been dating for nine years. Together,
'Who says you can’t wear that crop top? No one!'
For Angela Leonor, food is much more than sustenance-it's a passion. The 23-year-old chef graduated with a degree in culinary arts, worked and continued her studies in Italy, racked up kitchen experience in local restaurants, and has even
'I felt like my face was ruined.'
My great-grandmother had vitiligo-that condition which causes white patches to spread on the skin. I remember other kids I used to play with would stare at her whenever she walked by because of how her vitiligo was spread from head
Meet Carmina Bayombong, the CEO of InvestEd.
It's no secret that we still have a long way to go when it comes to the education system in the Philippines. Some days, it almost feels impossible to tackle it all, but one Pinay has made it her life&#
She is a medical genetics resident based in Manhattan.
Christine Umandap, originally from Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, had long set her sights on New York-not just because of the countless opportunities the city offered a young doctor like her, but also because of the rich culture that colored its every
How expensive is it to live, work, and study in New York City?
Occupation: Registered Nurse in New York CityIn New York City, full time RNs are required to work 40 hours per week, and any more than that would be considered paid overtime (although I rarely have to go on OT). That said, my
He told her to wait patiently until the right car came to her—and come it did.
Zy-za Mayato lives in Panabo City, Davao del Norte but works an hour away in Davao City, which is why a car has been on her wish list since 2013."I used to borrow my dad's car to [go to]
Including the doctor who went viral for passing the bar!
It's hard enough to be a mom-to work at the same time AND handle a second job, a business, a passion, or an advocacy on the side seems impossible. But the 11 multi-hyphenated millennial moms below show us that
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