Jean Christine Vela is a lifelong learner. She graduated BS Speech Pathology at the University of the Philippines – Manila, thereafter working as a pediatric therapist, a lecturer, and clinical supervisor. She recently graduated with a Diploma in Language and Literacy Education at the University of the Philippines – Open University, with highest honors; and is currently taking up her Master’s Degree in the same track and at the same university. She loves reading books, writing poetry, drawing, watercolor painting, and playing the keyboard and drums in the service of the Lord.