Author: Julia Jasmine Sta Romana

Julia Jasmine Sta Romana is a writer, content development specialist and enterprise development trainer. She likes to write about science and technology, education, parenting, food, and always looking for ways to make working at home an easier and more fulfilling experience.

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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