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Myrna Padilla

About Me: 

I grew up in a small, undeveloped fishing village on the island of Bohol in the Philippines. I was born of the Masa, the poorest of the poor. To help my family break the cycle of poverty and to save my own two girls, I became an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW). I spent 20 years overseas in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong working as a Nanny and domestic helper.

Like many other women born into poverty, the price I paid as a Mother was to harsh, but both my girls graduated college.

While working in Hong Kong, an eight year old Chinese boy under my care taught me to use a computer. Today, I own and operate a successful technology based outsourcing company in Davao City, Philippines.

Success in business does not erase my memories as a m igrant worker. I am compelled to act on behalf of the sisters I left behind.. Here is a link to my story: http://youtu.be/5whyjoLRlEs

My Passions: 
Advocacy for Migrant Workers and the fight against human trafficking.
My Challenges: 
Not enough time in the day to do all that needs to be done.
My Vision for the Future: 
One day, the least among us will be empowered with technology to help themselves and those around them.
My Areas of Expertise: 
Social Media Application Development
My Languages: 
English, Bisayan

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