Monday, September 23, 2002

.:: Monday Girl: Ginia Braga ::.

FULL NAME: Virginia Gloria de la Paz Braga
D.O.B.: 23 February 1976
CURRENT LOCATION: Makati City, Philippines
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: BS Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines in Diliman
JOB TITLE: Business Development Associate
INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Tennis, cooking

Working for one of the country's busiest web sites demands a lot of hard work from Ginia. Conceptualizing and marketing online and wireless promotions for different partners take more than guts, especially if you're facing the obstacle of competing with the "bigger" groups who basically offer the same services.

"It's really challenging [since] PinoyExchange is one of the most visited and interactive sites," she says.

However competitive the wireless industry can be, Ginia believes that there is a place for anyone or any group who can determine and answer to what the people need. "There's really a lot of potential here. It's just a matter of time and effort -- lots of it! -- to turn that potential into something more tangible," she reveals.

In time, Ginia plans to run her own business or probably do something related to her college course. Or, settle for something more rewarding. "If I had a choice motherhood would be my only career! Several years from now I'd like to be running my own show so that I could spend more time at home with my son Hans."



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