Melissa /məˈlɪsə/ (noun): means “bee” in Greek
Hails from the land of the chili in the Philippines, the Bicol Region . An ENTJ according to Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typology. Lost in big old Manila since 2005. International Health graduate student but currently on leave. Chemist by training, public health professional by practice. Handles R&D projects on diagnostics, genomics and drug discovery. Challenged by anything related to quality management, process improvement and strategic planning. Nerdy and inquisitive. Loves reading books, exploring new places, and tinkering her camera. Occasionally engages in singing, watching Asian shows till the wee hours of the morning and getting lost in thoughts while observing people and figuring out the world.
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