Mia Rosienna Mallari is a former Science and Technology writer for the University of Santo Tomas' The Varsitarian. During her elementary and high school years, she served as the editor-in-chief of her school's official publication. She took up journalism out of her passion for reading and writing and fear of numbers. Ironically, she is currently a reporter for the Banking and Finance section of BusinessMirror. She also contributes to the Digital Life pages.