Creating Online Economic Opportunities In The Countryside: My RISTT Trainer Experience

I finally had the opportunity to be a trainer for the RISTT (Rural Impact Sourcing Technical Training) Program last month. After repeated invitations from Ms Janette Toral of Digital Filipino and Jessica Madrazo of CoffeeBot, I had my first virtual assistance class in Kidapawan, North Cotabato. I had the distinct advantage of knowing about the…

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Choosing Pain With Purpose

One of the first “big” fights I had with my husband regarding our daughter was over whether or not we should have her ears pierced. She was less than a year old that time. Having a girl’s ears pierced at that age, in the grand scheme of things, isn’t that big of a deal. The…

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Lashing Out Against the Wave of Anti-Intellectualism

There was a question that showed up in my Quora account that asked a question about anti-intellectualism.  I answered it  best I could but I was limited by the scope of the question. I’m answering it here in full. My intention is to hopefully show that anti-intellectualism isn’t as simple as most people think. It’s…

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