Bona Rae Villarta
System Administrator, Writer, and Web Developer in Manila, Philippines
Bred maroon, but cheering for schools of other colors. Currently a graduate student of the green and white.
Currently a server administrator by day and a creative writer/IT consultant by night.
Has a passion of integrating literature into cultural studies, with a specialization in Filipino-Americans and other Filipinos who migrated abroad.
Budding creative writer (with a specialization in poetry and prose with an emphasis on historical/realistic fiction for children, young adults and adults, and children's reference literature)
100% Filipino (3/4 Ilocano, 1/4 Kampampangan, traces Tagalog and Itawis). Hobby genealogist and Find A Grave contributor.
Former Girl Scout, Philwomenian, contributor to UNESCO through the Mondialogo School Contest. Lifelong United Methodist.