Gemma made it to the ranks of earning the “Girl of the Month” patch from the prestigious Go2Phil portal, a website dedicated to the beauty of Filipina amateur dancers from Angeles City. The title offered an exclusive pictorial on the site with a spread of an extended gallery. Gemma was well received as the Rhapsody dancer had already earned a high reputation. Internationally known producers such as American Jimmy Regina of Trike Patrol traveled all the way to The Philippines to get a selfie shot with the brown skinned Visayan beauty. She also appeared on Filipina Archives in various nude art pictorials in 2005.
Her participation in various beauty and dance contest like the wet t-shirt shows at Kokomoz and Swagman were further highlights of her public career.