Philippine Affiliation: Central Luzon State University, Nueva Ecija
U.S. Affiliation: University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX
Shira Amina Ortiz Olivares was born in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija on the first day of October, 1997. She, together with her three siblings, was raised by her parents in the rural town of Magsaysay, the southern tip of Occidental Mindoro. She is currently living in San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija.
Shira is taking up a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in Central Luzon State University. She is a constant academic scholar. She also enjoys scholarships from the Department of Science and Technology and a microfinance bank. She develops her nonacademic skills by attending workshops and seminars. Shira has received various awards such as the CLSU Presidential Award and Academic Excellence Award.
Shira loves to read during her spare time. She is a mathematics enthusiast and an art lover. She loves to travel and explore new things. She is very fond of children. She is hardworking and result oriented. She is currently pursuing excellence while acknowledging God in all her ways.