Ma. Luisa Requino-Jasa “Imaan” grew up in Barangka, Marikina, Philippines with her mother and three other siblings. She helped her mother sell food and novelty sweets as a sidewalk vendor, and writing poems as a hobby in her spare time. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the Central College of the Philippines through a scholarship provided by the School Youth Development Program under the Quezon City Government in the Philippines in 1996. She earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2005.
At age twenty, she became a Computer Instructor and pursued her passion in teaching. She is an experienced teacher in both IT and Business subjects, teaching in different colleges and universities in the Philippines. And age thirty-one, she became a College Dean in one of the prestigious colleges in the Philippines.
Aside from teaching, writing is one of her passions. During her younger years, she used to express her emotions through poems. She dreamed of becoming a journalist. In her senior year in high school, she first won in a news writing contest in division level and was awarded as the “Journalist of the Year”.
Currently, she is working in one of the colleges in the Sultanate under the Ministry of Manpower. Since 2015 to date, she is working as the department's Risk, Health & Safety Coordinator.