GINA MISSION 
		                   14229 Park Dr.
		                   Surrey, BC V3R 5P1
		                   Phone: 604 537-0644
		                   e-mail: gina@gina.ph


E D U C A T I O N:

High School, Mindanao Institute, 1990,  Valedictorian 
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Mindanao State University, 1994, cum laude
Student, Bachelor of Laws, San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Manila, 1994-1996,  entrance scholar 


E M P L O Y M E N T: 

November 2000 to present
	Freelance virtual assistant/consultant, web researcher

January 2000 to November 2000
	Philippine Country Representative,
	Womenasia.com, a b2b website based in Silicon Valley connecting women in Asia and North America.

January 1999 to June 2000
	Writer, Cyberdyaryo.com
	the first internet-based magazine in the Philippines

	Philippine Correspondent, WIN magazine
	(winmagazine.org)

	Contributor, Mabuhay Magazine
	in-flight magazine of Philippine Airlines, Philippines' flag carrier

	Contributor, Action Asia Magazine
	a Hongkong-based glossy magazine featuring adventures in Asia and the Pacific

	Contributor, Women's Feature Service
	an international news agency featuring women
	
	Writer, Action Asia Travel and Adventure Guide in the Philippines
	an 800-page book on travel and adventures in the Philippines
	(January-February 1999)

	Writer, Insight Guide Philippines
	a travel guide book about the Philippines published by Insight Guides in England in partnership with Discovery Channel.        (July 1999-January 2000)
	
January to December, 1998
	Writer and Marketing Assistant, Women's Feature Service

January to December, 1997
	Executive Secretary to the owner and president of Formtech, Inc., an auto-parts manufacturer in Manila, Philippines. In	       April 1997, I was promoted as Head of the Marketing and Product Development Department.

January to December, 1996
	Executive Secretary, De Leon, Canova, Nancho & Associates, a law firm in Manila

April 1994 to December 1996
	Working in a law firm and studying law at the same time