Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo is a Philippine-based journalist who considers travel as important as breathing and eating. She writes for two newspapers in the Philippines and is looking forward to publishing her first children’s storybook. With her husband Jeff, she maintains a blog called Reading Ruffolos ( and homeschools her three children: four-year-old twins Nicholas and Antoinette, and two-year-old cutie pie Jeff Jr. In 2012, she co-founded a non-profit organization called Basadours which encourages children to love reading through storytelling. Cris gives journalism and storytelling workshops to children and adults as part of her personal mission to share her talents by serving people.