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Don't Ever Tell Me You Can't
During the Vietnam war, Celia Ruiz, already an established civil engineer in the Philippines, responds to the United States' announcement of engineer shortages. She comes alone, confident that $300 and her civil engineer's diploma are enough to establish a new life in the land of opportunity, or so she thinks. When she sets out to look for work, she is told she can never find a job as a civil engineer. She braces herself for a hard fight that she is dete...