For My Mother | International Women’s Day

My mother is a lot of things. She is a Filipina. She is an American. She is kind. She is strong. She is gorgeous. She is funny. She is resilient. She is an immigrant. She is my greatest source of strength and inspiration. As children of immigrants, sometimes we take for granted what our immigrant parents …

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What now? #MeToo

October 2016. I was a young reporter and writer with nothing but the ultimate dedication that comes with being a bright-eyed, early 20-something. I already landed a writing job right out of college and I was working on stories that inspired me. Within the first few months, I had already compiled a hefty portfolio of …