Chared hails from Quezon City and finished AB Journalism in the University of Santo Tomas.
She was a News Reporter for more than 10 years in Manila before Chared came to Holand to stay in 2007.
She did her on-the-job-training at the Philippine Daily Inquirer and was a Broadcast Reporter for the National Broadcasting Network.
Chared also wrote for magazines and newspapers while working as a Broadcast Reporter. In 2005, she attended a Broadcast Journalism training at the Radio Nederlands Training Centre in Hilversum. That was also the time when she met her husband.
While new in the Netherlands, Chared contributed articles for Antenne Rotterdam about her experiences in living here. The articles are still on their website.
Right now, Chared works as Communications Assistant for the Federation of European Microbiological Societies.
She maintains her own website... www.charedverschuur.com