Ferdie was an Associate Professor in Literature at the University of Santo Tomas- Manila. She was the Vice-chair of the Cultural Education Committee of the Sub-commission on Cultural Dissemination of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (Philippines) and a Faculty Council Member of the Philippine Cultural Education Program. In 2015, she was cited by 8 List Philippines as one of the 8 Iconic Teachers Students Love in College. She is a PhD student at the Women and Gender Studies Institute of the University of Toronto.

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