Jedaia Rose Doñoz is the Therapeutic Aftercare and Advocacy Manager of My Refuge House, a non-government organization that provides aftercare services to survivors of trafficking and abuse. A graduate of BA Psychology from the University of the Philippines, she currently leads MRH’s Clinical program in giving trauma-informed interventions to survivor-participants, and spearheads its advocacy program, iSpeak, in providing free seminars on violence-related issues.
Jedaia is a registered psychometrician with experience in field research, community consultation and decision-making, and community awareness-raising. Under iSpeak, she has spent the past six years providing training sessions and seminars to churches, companies, schools, and local government units, among other institutions on violence-related issues such as human trafficking and abuse. This WEDU Rising Star also served as one of the Philippines’ representatives during the Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Advancing Gender Equality Conference in Brunei last 2019.