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Interview with Overseas Filipino Workers

OFW feature. We interview our fellow Overseas Pinoy workers who are making a living and building a life in Dubai. We learn about their experiences working in Dubai. Learn more about their stories and learn important tips about what to do when you plan to work in the United Arab Emirates.

Do you want to be featured? Send us an email at admin@dubaiofw.com.

nadia cheapventure interview

Our next OFW interview features Nadia, a 22-year-old Filipino-Tunisian in Dubai. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, and has been working as an Administrator for two years now. An avid traveler, she also loves to blog about her adventures in the UAE and other countries. Check out her blog at cheapventure.wordpress.com After graduating from college, Nadia… Read More

hannah magsayo blogger dubai

For our next OFW feature, we interviewed Hannah, who has been living in Dubai for almost 3 years now. Having graduated with a degree in Information Systems, she is currently working as a Social Media Executive. She loves her job, yet she also spends a lot of time on her other passion: travel! A quick… Read More

Our next OFW feature is about Sugar, who has been living in Abu Dhabi for about 10 years now. She is currently an Assistant Sales Manager at Radisson Blu & Park Inn Abu Dhabi in Yas Island. Despite not having gone to college after finishing high school, she is definitely an achiever! Sugar came to… Read More

anthony gacis dubai

Our next OFW interview is about Anthony, who lived in Dubai for 7.5 years and came back last 2016. Currently, he is the Group Training Manager for SFC Group. From being a server to becoming an international trainer, he worked his way up to becoming a manager and general director! His story motivates us to… Read More

Our next OFW interview features Louiela, who has lived in Abu Dhabi for 6 years. She is a Nurse by profession, but at the moment, you can find her traveling and vagabonding around Armenia! As an avid blogger, she has contributed articles to DubaiOFW before, particularly about her solo travel to Romania. A few months ago,… Read More

Our next OFW interview features Apple, who has been living in Dubai for about 3 years now. He is currently working as a Flair Bartender for OUNCE Facilities Management LLC. Prior to this, he was a bartender for TGI Fridays at the Mall of the Emirates. Due to his outstanding talent and skills, Apple has… Read More

Our next feature is about Jan Marc, who has been living in Dubai for 5 years now. He is only 26 years old, but is currently working as a Beverage Innovation Manager for a notable French brand. Not bad for a young HRM graduate from Bacolod! Despite his young age, Jan Marc’s passion and determination… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with DJ who has been in Dubai for 12 years now. He used to as worked as a waiter in the Philippines before coming to Dubai and working as a bartender. Since then, he has worked for various hotels and bars, winning different competitions, and is now the owner of an event planning… Read More

Russelito B. Sanchez bartender

Our next OFW feature. Meet Russell, a world-class bartender who has been in Dubai for 12 years now. He is the first-ever winner and hall-of-fame in the World Class Raising the Bar in the Middle East by Diageo, beating other competitors in the region. He is currently working as a beverage consultant, developing beverages for various international… Read More

charles liban ofw

Our next feature is with Charles who has been in Dubai for almost 10 years now. He started working as a lifestyle photographer and built his profile to becoming a graphic artist and car photographer and has become a Studio Manager in Dubai. He shares awesome pictures on his IG account: @charleslibanjr. Charles is also a movie… Read More

Meet Farah, an Associate Director (Compliance & Back Office Manager) in a leading investment bank in Dubai. She has been living in Dubai for 10 years and has worked for the same company ever since she arrived when she was 24 years old. She worked her way up to being in her current post, earning experience and… Read More

katherine masahud dubai ofw

Our next OFW feature is with Katherine, a Filipina entrepreneur in Dubai. She came to city as this is where her parents are residing. After graduating college, she arrived and was able to find a job as an Admin officer in a service company, and then as a Client Relations executive for a property developer. While… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with Nicholette, a young Filipina secretary and document controller in Dubai. She used to work as a highschool teacher for an all-girls private school, but grabbed the opportunity to travel and work in Dubai. Like many Pinoys, Nicholette came to the UAE to seek and provide a good life for her… Read More

Meet Roi Lester, a young and ambitious sales manager working for an IT company in Dubai. Only 22 years old, he already has a lot of experience working in different industries. Even while in college, Roi was already working as a fastfood service crew and as a telecom sales agent. When he graduated, he worked in a… Read More

pinay ofw dubai mixologist

Meet Honey, a senior head mixologist and pre-opening supervisor for a restaurant that is opening very soon in Business Bay area – Cuisinero Uno. Honey studied Computer Science in college but accidentally got into the Food and Beverage industry. Last 2015, she won a gold medal award in a beverage competition at the SIAL Middle East, competing… Read More

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