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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.

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OFW Interview Zyleeka

Todays OFW interview features Zyleeka, or simply “Zee” for short. She is a 28-year-old Filipina who has been living and working in Dubai for about 3 years now. Although she is a Registered Nurse in the Philippines, she is currently working in the UAE as a Bank Officer and as a Freelance Fashion Designer. Wow! Indeed, this… Read more

ofw interview gea retail branch manager

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Gea, a 25-year-old Filipina living and working in Dubai. Despite her young age, she is currently working as a Retail Branch Manager, having completed her Bachelor’s degree in Hospital & Restaurant Management, and graduating cum laude. Wow! Gea has been working in Dubai for three years now, though she has… Read more

ray ofw - senior media executive 1

Our latest OFW interview features Rey, a Filipino professional living and working in Dubai. With an educational background in Communication Arts (major in Writing and Speech Communication), he is currently working as a Senior Media Executive for a global media agency. He is also taking up a Master’s degree in ASEAN Studies. Like many other overseas Filipino… Read more

OFW interview migie 7

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Migie, a 26-year-old Filipina in Dubai. Having completed a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, she has just accepted a job offer as a Restaurant Manager. Prior to this, she worked as a Supervisor for a couple of years, and was also a Restaurant Manager in the Philippines. Like… Read more

OFW Interview with Vea Accounts Intern & Makeup Artist in Dubai 7 - featured image

Today’s OFW interview features Vea, a Filipina who has been living and working in Dubai for 5 years now. With a degree in Business Administration, she is currently working as an Accounts Intern for an amusement supplier company. During her free time, she is a Makeup Artist — making her clients look and feel beautiful! Vea admits… Read more

Today’s OFW feature features Sonia, a 33-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She hails from the city of Biñan, Laguna, where she grew up as the 9th child among 10 siblings! Although she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, her career path has taken her to other fields instead. At present, Sonia works as an Executive Secretary for a… Read more

It’s been a while since we had an OFW feature, so for today we present someone who will surely inspire you! Coming all the way from the “city of the hundred islands” (Alaminos, Pangasinan) is Mardilyn, a 32-year-old Filipina. She has been residing and working in the UAE for more than four years now. Mardilyn, or… Read more

sFor today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Jenny, a 28-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. She hails from Pampanga, which is also known as the “Culinary Center of the Philippines.” She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, and she is currently working as an Administrative Assistant. Jenny has been a resident of Dubai for about four and… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Chris, a 37-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. Born and raised in Iloilo City, she holds a Bachelor’s as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently working as a Contracts Manager for a Trading Company based in Jebel Ali Freezone. Despite having a good-paying job in the Philippines, Chris decided to… Read more

For today’s OFW interview, we are proud to present Dr. Niño Miranda Decenorio, Vice-President of Bath Spa University (BSU) UAE, an international campus of the British Public University in UK. Prior to this, he has held academic and administrative positions in various institutions. He has been living in the UAE for more than a decade now. Despite… Read more

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Jessica, a 28-year-old Filipina living in the UAE. Hailing from Davao City, she describes herself as a proud Bisaya! She holds a degree in BS Computer Science, though she is currently working as an Executive Administrative Officer in Dubai. Despite being the youngest in her family, Jessica decided to go to… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Melanie, a 38-year-old Filipina who has been living in the UAE for a decade now. She has graduated with degrees in both Management and Nursing, though she is currently working as an Executive Assistant for a Group of Companies in Dubai. Fondly called “Mimi” by her close friends, Melanie came to Dubai… Read more

Today’s OFW interview features Eve, a 24-year-old Filipina who hails from Leyte province. She graduated with a degree in Accountancy and worked for a major bank in the Philippine before coming to Dubai. She is currently working as an Admin Coordinator for a logistics company, and has been living in Dubai for one and a half… Read more

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