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
'I just don’t think marriage is for everyone.'
Many women today are bucking tradition by not taking the conventional wife-then-mother path. We've featured women who don't want kids and women who don't want marriage; now, we talk to women who do want kids-even if
She is an architect who is now chasing her childhood dream.
Proof that you don't always have to take the path that seems to stretch out in front of you: This 27-year-old architect and real estate broker who, upon moving to Finland, finally got to chase her childhood dream.Kimberly
She has bought two cars before hitting 30!
Marketing professional Tin Rementilla has bought herself two cars before hitting 30: a Hyundai i10 she got at 24 after she had finished sending one of her brothers to school, and a Ford EcoSport she treated herself to just this year at
Rachel Valenzuela is a genome engineer and chemical biologist.
Your dose of inspiration today: Meet a Pinay who, as a teenager growing up in San Pedro, Laguna, wanted to become a genome engineer. Fifteen years later, what then seemed like a pipe dream came true.Dr. Rachel Valenzuela, 34, calls herself
Seychelle Pagatpatan Wilmouth runs Silviyana, an eco-indie bridal gown shop.
She may have spent most of her life away from Philippine soil, but in the work she does on the other side of the globe, she has stayed true to her roots.Seychelle Pagatpatan Wilmouth, 30, is a Pinay currently living in
Anna Oposa is the ‘Chief Mermaid’ of Save Philippine Seas.
She goes by the title "Chief Mermaid," but don't be fooled-this mermaid has a lot more to offer than just rainbow hair and a glitter tail.Anna Oposa is a marine conservationist who heads Save Philippine Seas (SPS), which aims
Cherrie D. Atilano is the founder and CEO of AGREA.
For Cherrie D. Atilano, 32, farming has always been a part of her life. Her passion first took root during her years growing up in-and working on-a sugarcane farm in Negros Occidental.A scholar and working student, Cherrie went on
She studies at the prestigious London Business School.
There's no stopping this Pinay: She's a lawyer, computer science graduate, and now, grad student taking up her masters in business administration at no less than the London Business School.Having earned her computer science degree from the Ateneo de
Daniel Padilla also wore his scarf in Japan!
Hands up if you saw those intricately detailed, ethnic-inspired skirts Catriona Gray has been wearing-one at a Miss Universe event in Bangkok and another at the Miss Universe headquarters in New York-and immediately wanted one in your closet.Both
If anybody knows anything about love, it's these women.
When it comes to themes for songs, poems, and stories, that four-letter word (L-O-V-E) has got every other topic beat. But in a world where media is available at the touch of your fingers, where you hear and
From GenSan, she took Macho Mucho to Davao, Metro Manila, and beyond.
It's not easy being an entrepreneur-certainly not when you're a female taking on a male-oriented biz. But this Pinay is here to prove that if guys can do it, so can we. Helen Kaye Layco, 29, is the
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