41 minutes | Mar 30, 2021

S1:EP14 The Beauty of an Empowered Woman Ft. Jona of Backpacking with a Book

Vanilla Zest Podcast proudly presents... an exclusive talk with Jona of Backpackingwithabook.com.

Jona is an accomplished author, writer, poet, essayist and speaker, who maintains a travel column on TV5’s Interaksyon.com, and writes for Rappler and Sun Star Cebu’s travel section. She has also won numerous awards, including First Prize 2013, Palanca Awards (Cebuano Short Story Category) and 2013, Sinulog Writing Contest (Poetry and Personal Essay Category), and has spoken to prestigious platforms including TedxUSanCarlos Talk. 

In this episode, we talk about what an empowered woman is for her, plus a lot of TMIs. We touched on topics about social injustices, race and gender pay gaps, to  beauty pageants.

Follow Jona:

Website: Backpackingwithabook.com

Instagram: @backpackingwithabook  and @homehums

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