Friday, September 25, 2020

Kindness And Courage Rolled Into One

Kindness And Courage Rolled Into One


7 Commandments To Revitalize The Country Safely

Medical experts recommend strict health protocols for public transportation.

Alibaba Cloud Launches New Digital Ecosystem Strategy In The Philippines

This will help local businesses adapt further to the new normal!

EDC Donates PCR Machines To Enhance Negros Oriental’s COVID-19 Resiliency

Energy Development Corporation donates equipment worth P8.5-million to Negros Oriental.

CeMAP, PISI Express Full Support For Bayanihan To Recover As One Act

The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines and Philippine Iron and Steel Institute announce full support to the recently signed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.

It’s no secret that kindness is a well-known Filipino trait, much more when you’re a Filipino in the medical industry where practitioners are trained to exude humane qualities.

However, being a Filipino also means you are strong and you don’t let yourself become the victim in certain situations.

Meet, Zenei Cortez, registered nurse (RN), and a co-president of National Nurses United.

Zenei (sitting at the right side) with her family, 1964 / Photo credit to the owner

Zenei was born on and raised in the Philippines. Just like many locals, she came from a family of nurses. In fact, according to an interview, she shared that practically everybody in her brood is in the field.

She moved to the US in the 70’s with her family and has resided there since.

Photo credit to the owner

Due to her Asian roots, Zenei has encountered injustice from here and there. When she was just starting out, she couldn’t achieve a certain position as the management of the institution she was assigned at deemed it unfair to transfer her to a unit majorly composed of fellow Filipinos.

The RN didn’t hold back, rallied with her union, and won.

This activism has fueled Filipino professionals overseas not to let people’s discriminatory acts get in the way of their endeavors.

Zenei, along with some Filipino nurses, stood up for themselves and didn’t let the unfairness of the situation get the best of them.

Zenei eventually became one of the best in her field of practice.

She received the recognition she deserves and is now among the most trusted nurses in the industry.

In this day and age, don’t confuse yourself with the true definition of courage. No, it doesn’t expect you to face the world equipped with durable armors and deadly gears. Sometimes, your voice can be the strongest weapon.

Zenei’s bravery to stand up for herself is a testament that being inferior can only get you so far. Stand up for what is fair and be bold enough to face the outcome that follows.

Photo Source:

Latest News

PLDT Assures Stable Internet Connection During Maintenance Works

PLDT assures its users that their connection would be stable during its emergency maintenance works.

Taguig Inaugurates COVID-19 ‘Mega-Complex’ Facility

Taguig City inaugurates its COVID-19 mega-complex facility which will host the new city-run Molecular Laboratory, the Lakeshore Mega-quarantine facility, and the Lakeshore National Testing Facility.

Palace Believes AFP Not Involved In Fake FB Accounts

Malacañang believes that none of the fake accounts taken down by Facebook are accounts managed by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

CA Junks Suit Filed By Customs Exec Accused Of Corruption

The Court of Appeals dismisses for lack of merit a petition filed by Bureau of Customs official Teodoro Jumamil questioning his suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman.

Mayor Labella Releases Video On Protocols Vs. COVID-19

The video features millennial twins singing the song 'Igsuon Ko'!

Bacolod Cops Put Up Food Bank

The BCPO Food Bank currently has 14 sacks of rice, 2 boxes of canned goods, and 4 boxes of instant noodles gathered through donations.

PH Displays ‘Int’l Leadership’ For Call To Address Climate Change

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, an international climate and energy policy group based in the Philippines, lauds the Philippine government for its display of "international leadership" at the 75th United Nations General Assembly.

PRO-11 To Unveil Covid Testing Facility In October

The chief of the PRO-11 is optimistic the COVID-19 molecular testing laboratory inside their headquarters will be inaugurated next month.

Corn Demo Farm In Western Cebu To Upgrade Farmers’ Skills

DA will upgrade the skills of members of the Sagay Farmers' Association in new technologies with the establishment of a 50-hectare corn demonstration farm in Barangay Sagay.

Mobile Legends: Unveils New Trailer, New Hero Updates and Improved Gaming Experience

Expect a more immersive experience with the new era of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang!