Aurora is from Manila, Philippines and is somewhat of a woman of the world.  She attended George Washington University, Louisiana State University, then University of New Orleans, earning her Ph.D  and Nurse Practitioner Certificate.  She is certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  She achieved the rank of Colonel, Nurse Corp, U.S. Air Force Reserve (Retired).  She has published several professional medical presentations/consultations. She worked with the Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans for many years, then retired in 2010.  She joined the medical team of Manna in 2010 as a volunteer, and has been instrumental in developing wellness programs for Manna Clinic.