1994, BA in Political Science, University of the Philippines; 2000, MBA units, De La Salle University, Manila. Over 14 years' experience as economic and financial journalist. Formerly: Officer, Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines; Founder and Chair, Journalists United for Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance; Head, UP Pi Sigma Delta Sorority Alumnae Association; 1995-97, Business Reporter, Business Daily, Quezon City; 1999-2000, Stringer, Daily Deal, New York. Stringer: Reuters Manila Bureau; Xinhua Manila Bureau; Nikkei Shimbun; Contributing Writer: Moneysense; Outsourcing; Prime Magazine. Recipient of journalism awards.