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ofw interview jacklynne

Today’s OFW interview features Jacklynne, a 24-year-old Filipina living in Dubai. Having accomplished her Bachelors Degree in Communications, she currently works as Lead of Content & Digital Marketing for the biggest IT and Tech Distribution company in the region. Prior to this, she has held similar jobs in the Philippines and Qatar. Jacklynne enjoys her job, but there’s… Read more

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Aurie, who is currently working as a Store Manager for a leading group of companies in the UAE. She holds a college degree in Criminology, although she has been actively involved in the retail industry for more than two decades now! Aurie is a single mom, a proud mother to… Read more

ofw interview rommel pelayo vice principal

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Dr. Rommel Pelayo, the Vice Principal of Al Itqan American School in Sharjah. His career status and academic background (he graduated cum laude and holds a Doctorate in Education) speak for themselves, and are truly impressive… considering that he is only 43 years old! Despite all of his achievements, Dr.… Read more

chris sarmiento dubai

Today’s OFW interview features Chris, a 42-year-old Filipino living in Dubai. He completed a degree in Business Administration in the Philippines, and is currently a Call Center Manager for a multinational insurance firm. Despite his current status and position, Chris humbly recalls his simple beginnings… from working as a Jollibee service crew in college… to sleeping in Luneta… Read more

ofw interview wenz

For today’s OFW story, we interviewed Wenz, a 33-year-old Filipino who used to live in Dubai. He worked as a Network Security Engineer for 3 years before going to Australia, where he is currently living as a permanent resident. Hailing from Aklan in the Philippines, Wenz graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering. He worked in… Read more

Eduardo Culalic Viray OFW

Today’s OFW interview features Eduardo, or simply “Edu” for short. Having accomplished a degree in Economics as well as a diploma in Project Planning & Development, he is currently the Director for Buying & Merchandising for a renowned, international shoe retail company. He has been living in Dubai for about 14 years now. According to Edu, he initially… Read more

ofw interview with kayestene landscape architect

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Kayestene Jade Caluag, or simply “Jade” for short. She has been living and working in Dubai for more than four years now. At 24 years old, she is a Landscape Architect, currently involved in several projects that will soon be open to the public! Previously, Jade worked as a site… Read more

Meet the Go-to Pinoy Law Advocate in UAE

For the many Filipinos living overseas, it’s important to have a voice or representation that will uphold and make sure that their rights as a minority (expat) group are taken into consideration always. ALSO READ: UAE Law: Knowing Your Rights & Obligations And while this has been a challenge for Filipinos in other parts of… Read more

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

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

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