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    • April 30, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 7:50 PM (PDT)
    • The Theatre, Academy of Art University, 79 Montgomery St., San Francisco
    Pinay Power 2.0
    "Getting Appointed to Boards & Commissions"

    Where are all the Filipina Women in Politics & Public Service?
    Do you want to know how to be appointed to a board or commission in your city or county? Come and join us. Learn the nuts and bolts of preparing yourself for appointment.

    Have you ever Googled yourself? According to Judge Lorna Schofeld, the top 200 hits can make the difference in your boards & commissions appointment.


    Engage and learn about how to develop a purposeful career in public service. Explore community, civic engagement options, serving on boards & commissions, supporting elected officials, and community coalition building. Next steps in achieving full leadership potential for Filipina women:
    • Civic engagement: Where do I start? How do I get involved with the decision making in organizations that influence my life - transportation, housing, land use, health and jobs.
    • Culture, leadership, presence: how to navigate the nuts & bolts of the appointment process
    • Lessons from the trenches: words of wisdom
    • The state of the world at the local level: how it affects our families and communities and why we should get involved.
    SPEAKER PANEL

    Mona Pasquil
    Director of Appointments, Office of California Governor Jerry Brown, US FWN100 '07)


    Mona was named appointments secretary in the Office of the Governor in 2011. She is currently the president of Pasquil Associates & Strategic Communications. Pasquil was previously chief of staff to Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi from 2008 to 2009 and served as acting Lieutenant Governor upon Garamendi’s election to Congress from 2009 to 2010. She was vice president with MSHC Partners from 2003 to 2006 and was a business development consultant with IBM from 2003 to 2006. Pasquil has also served as deputy political director for John Kerry’s presidential campaign, political director for Governor Gray Davis’ gubernatorial campaign, California political director for Al Gore’s presidential campaign and western political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs under President Bill Clinton.

    (former) Supervisor Sophie Maxwell (D10)


    Sophie served 3 terms on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing San Francisco's District 10. During her tenure, she worked for more equitable distribution of public resources, increasing economic development opportunities for all San Franciscans, and nurturing and empowering our City's most vulnerable residents. Sophie was the Chairperson of the Land Use and Economic Development Committee, where she focused on sustaining and enhancing San Francisco's communities by investing in its residents. Sophie was also a member of the Government Audit and Oversight Committee, the County Transportation Authority, and a Board member of Workforce Investment San Francisco.

    Nicole Wheaton

    Director of Appointments, Office of San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee


    Nicole is the Director of Mayoral Appointments and Liaison to Boards and Commissions for Mayor Edwin Lee and has served in this role since Mayor Lee was appointed in 2011. Prior to working for the Lee Administration, Nicole served the Newsom Administration as former Mayor Newsom's Director of Scheduling, a Policy and Fiscal Assistant in the Mayor's Budget Office, and a Legislative and Policy Analyst, liaising with the Board of Supervisors on various public policy issues.

    Catherine-Mercedes Judge
    Associate Director, Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute

    Catherine is a Filipina mestiza (Ilongga) who was born and raised in San Francisco and lives in Alameda. Currently she is the Associate Director of the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute (BCLI) at Urban Habitat, which is a fellowship program that identifies, trains, and supports community leaders from underrepresented communities to serve on local and regional boards and commissions. Catherine also serves as the Vice Chair of the Board for South of Market Community Action Network in San Francisco, and was formerly seated on the Citywide Transitional Age Youth Advisory Board, and the San Francisco Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee. She has spent the last nine years leading initiatives with youth, political, community, and labor organizations in New York City and The Bay Area. She graduated with honors from Queens College (City University of New York) with a B.A. in Urban Studies, and from the 2012 cohort of the BCLI.

    JOIN us at Academy of Art University!

    Wednesday, April 30
    5:30pm - 7:30pm
    The Theatre at Academy of Art University
    79 Montgomery St, San Francisco
    between Howard & Mission Sts.

    FREE admission for FWN Members (dues current) if you bring a guest. Sponsorships also available.


    • October 05, 2014
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • October 08, 2014 (UTC+08:00)
    • Manila, Philippines

    FWN Global100  
    "DISRUPT: Be Proud, Loud and Leave no Doubt"


    F
    or more information and updates, please visit the 11th Filipina Leadership Summit & Global100 Awards Celebration page at


    Questions? 415.935.4FWN



    • October 06, 2014
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • Will be released at the Filipina Summit 2014 in Manila, Philippines

    Filipina Women's Network Magazine
    2014 Global100 Souvenir Issue


    "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World" 
    at the 11th Filipina Leadership Summit

    October 5-8, 2014
    Manila Philippines
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    FWN Magazine 2010FWN Magazine 2009

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    CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES

    Advertise in the FWN Magazine and reach the largest
    pool of professional Filipina Women worldwide.


    The FWN Magazine is the official magazine of the Filipina
    Women’s Network (FWN), a must-read publication for
    Filipina women worldwide, and offers advertisers direct
    access to a specialized audience.

    FWN is the knowledge
    network for Filipina decision makers and professionals
    from all industry sectors.

    More info about sponsorship and advertising, please go to http://summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/sponsorships

    REACH AN INFLUENTIAL NICHE AUDIENCE
    • FWN helps your business reach the professional Filipina women who work for multinational corporations, governments, nonprofits and educational institutions, as well as consulting firms.
    • FWN Magazine Hits Your Target
    • FWN members have purchasing power; 80% report that they are principal purchasers or decision makers or have influence on purchasing decisions.
    • 63% of FWN members have college degrees
    • 10,000 print run, distributed nationwide.
    • RETENTION: Readers save the FWN Magazine as a keepsake and serves as a resource guide and a networking tool for Filipina women nationwide.

    After paying for your ad, you have two more steps:

    Please send your camera ready ad via electronic attachment to filipina@ffwn.org before deadline date (August 15, 2014).  IMPORTANT:  Make sure you receive confirmation that your ad has been received.

    Please read carefully before you submit your ad and remit payment.  Ad payments are not refundable.  Paying for your ad indicates that you agree to the following terms and conditions -

    • you are the authorized representative of the organization you have indicated. 
    • you have read and you agree with the ad descriptions and the requirements of the ad category you have selected.

    Maraming salamat po. 

     

    • October 06, 2014
    • (UTC+08:00)
    • Released at the Filipina Summit 2014 @ Manila, Philippines

    Filipina Global Leadership Book

    40+ FWN100 Awardees will share personal global leadership competencies developed or learned through the years!

    This is an ambitious but essential project to document the Filipina Women Global Leadership Competencies.

    This book is a FIRST of its kind and is a huge part of FWN's mission of Pinay Global Power 2020a Filipina woman leader in every sector of the economy.

    This book is produced by an all-volunteer editorial and production team.

    Book Release Date: October 5, 2014 @ the Filipina Leadership Global Summit in Manila, Philippines

    We invite your support and would love to have you be part of this ground-breaking venture.

    More info and updates about the book publication, go to http://www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/leaders

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    FWN Magazine 2010FWN Magazine 2009

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    CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES

    Sponsor and/or Advertise in the Filipina Global Leadership Book and reach the largest
    pool of professional Filipina Women in the world.


    FWN is the knowledge
    network for Filipina decision makers and professionals
    from all industry sectors.

    REACH AN INFLUENTIAL NICHE AUDIENCE
    • FWN helps your business reach the professional Filipina women who work for multinational corporations, governments, nonprofits and educational institutions, as well as consulting firms worldwide.
    • FWN Magazine Hits Your Target
    • FWN members have purchasing power; 80% report that they are principal purchasers or decision makers or have influence on purchasing decisions.
    • 63% of FWN members have college degrees
    • 10,000 print run, distributed worldwide.
    • RETENTION: Readers save the FWN Filipina Global Leadership Book as a keepsake and serves as a resource guide on leadership competencies and a networking tool for Filipina women worldwide.

    After paying for your ad, you have two more steps:

    Please send your camera ready ad via electronic attachment to filipina@ffwn.org before deadline date (June 30, 2014).  IMPORTANT:  Make sure you receive the email confirmation that your ad has been received.

    Please read carefully before you submit your ad and remit payment.  Ad payments are not refundable.  Paying for your ad indicates that you agree to the following terms and conditions -

    • you are the authorized representative of the organization you have indicated. 
    • you have read and you agree with the ad descriptions and the requirements of the ad category you have selected.

    Maraming salamat po. 

     

    • December 31, 2014
    • (PST)
    • http://www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/FEMtorMatch



    FEMtorMatch™ is an FWN strategy to develop next generation Filipina leaders through local and global partnerships between female mentors—FEMtors and female mentees–FEMtees.

    FEMtorMatch™ is a structured one-on-one mentoring that unlocks the power of the Internet to broaden and deepen the reach of traditional mentoring. Thus, both FEMtors™ and FEMtees™ can reside anywhere in the world.

    Through FEMtorMatch™, thoroughly trained FEMtors™ and thoroughly screened FEMtees™ are matched in one-on-one partnerships and agree to communicate at least bi-weekly through a secure FWN FEMtorMatch™ website. As in all quality femtoring relationships, the needs and interests of the women in need of femtoring drive the exchanges between the FEMtees™ and the FEMtors™. Our focus is on the needs of an approved FEMtee™ to help develop her full career potential.

    Find out more about and how to participate, visit the FEMtorMATCH™ page.

    Pledges and support checks are final and not refundable. 

    Your name will be added to the FEMtorMatch™ on the web page under "Founding Supporters"


    Register your support online  at www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events


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Past events

December 17, 2013 "Awesomeness" FWN Women Who Lunch (Manila) with Marily Mondejar
October 24, 2013 10th Filipina Leadership Summit & Global100 Awards
October 24, 2013 SPONSORSHIP: 10th Filipina Leadership Summit, Global100 Awards & FEMtorMatch
September 24, 2013 FWN Roadshow #7: WASHINGTON, DC
August 22, 2013 FWN Roadshow #6: WALNUT CREEK
August 15, 2013 FWN Roadshow #5: LAS VEGAS
August 10, 2013 Pistahan Parade & Festival
August 01, 2013 FWN Roadshow #4: LOS ANGELES
July 31, 2013 FWN Roadshow #3: SAN DIEGO
July 14, 2013 FWN Roadshow #2: SAN FRANCISCO
June 29, 2013 FWN Roadshow: NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY (1st stop)
June 04, 2013 FWN Private Meeting with Judge Lorna Schofield
May 28, 2013 FWN Professional Tuesdays: Taking Charge of your financial future: an honest discussion
May 26, 2013 Usaping Puki (The Vagina Monologues)
April 05, 2013 The Vagina Monologues & V-Diaries (Sponsor/Ad)
March 18, 2013 Celebrating Women's History Month with Mona Pasquil @ the State Capitol (Sacramento)
February 02, 2013 FWN's Flash Mob Rehearsals & "I am rising..." videotaping for One Billion Rising San Francisco City Hall
January 22, 2013 FWN Professional Tuesdays: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?
January 20, 2013 President Obama's Inauguration & the 2013 Presidential Pearl Gala
December 14, 2012 Shero & Legend: A Tribute to Vangie Buell
September 01, 2012 FWN100 Photo Albums, FWN Magazine Souvenir Issues
August 30, 2012 9th Filipina Leadership Summit
August 30, 2012 FWN Magazine/Souvenir 2012 Issue: Pinay Power
May 25, 2012 "The Vagina Monologues" & "V-Diaries: Anti-Violence Resource Guide" (Sponsor/Ad)
May 19, 2012 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration
March 30, 2012 ORIENTATION: Filipina Women Who Could Be President Fellowship
February 04, 2012 US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas, Jr. Welcome Dinner
January 25, 2012 FWN Salo Salo @ the Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles
December 17, 2011 How do you say goodbye to a Remarkable Filipina: Jopin Romero?
October 14, 2011 Pinay Speed Femtoring @ the Filipina Summit
October 14, 2011 FWN Magazine/Souvenir Issue 2011(100 MIFW)
October 13, 2011 8th Filipina Leadership Summit & Awards "100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States for 2011"
September 27, 2011 EVE AT GRACE
September 19, 2011 It's Marily's Big "Oh..." Birthday! Again? Version 2.0
August 19, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "The Art & Soul of the Filipina: Sharing our Roots"
August 13, 2011 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
August 13, 2011 FWN Salo Salo sa Pistahan
August 13, 2011 18th Annual Parade & Pistahan Festival
August 05, 2011 FWN Happy Hour
July 29, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Getting to Know Each Other: Members Who Lunch"
July 22, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Filipinas in Non-Traditional Professions"
July 15, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Young Filipina Entrepreneur"
July 08, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "What are the issues important to Filipina Women?"
June 24, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Boards & Commissions Strategy Meeting" (Part 2)
June 17, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Getting Appointed to Boards & Commissions" (Part 1)
June 12, 2011 Philippine Independence Anniversary Gala
May 13, 2011 "The Vagina Monologues" & "V-Diaries" (Sponsor/Ad)
March 17, 2011 When She Speaks: Women in Leadership Series "You've Come A Long Way, Baby - Women Making History in 2011"
February 27, 2011 83rd Annual Academy Awards Party
January 22, 2011 "Pinay Women of Spirit: Feng Shui, Filipino Cuisine & Wine"
December 29, 2010 FWN Holiday Gathering and "Life Planning Session: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?" @ the FWN Salo Salo
December 03, 2010 Bus Ride to the Chief Justice-Elect Tani Cantil Sakauye Swearing-In Ceremony
November 17, 2010 Filipino Thanksgiving: Victory Party & California Women's State Appointment Project
November 09, 2010 Pinay Power 2012: Time Capsule Project
November 06, 2010 FWN Logo Brand Items
October 29, 2010 Claire Joyce Memorial Mass & Recommitting to Domestic Violence Awareness in Octoboer
October 18, 2010 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards Luncheon with Sherri Burke
October 09, 2010 The Vagina Monologues Benefit Performance
October 08, 2010 SHEroes Monologues Benefit Performance & Dr. Rena Nora (Posthumous Recognition)
October 07, 2010 7th Filipina Leadership Summit
September 19, 2010 Marily's Big "Oh..." Birthday!
August 25, 2010 Justice Tani Confirmation Hearing for Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court
August 14, 2010 17th Annual Parade & Pistahan Festival
July 25, 2010 "Holistic Wellness" @ the FWN Salo Salo
June 27, 2010 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
May 16, 2010 FWN Salo Salo: A Midsummer Magical Afternoon
May 15, 2010 Asian Heritage Street Fair and Celebration
May 10, 2010 Awards Ceremony for Marily Mondejar, API Heritage Awardee for "Excellence in Civil Rights"
May 03, 2010 Leadership California - Legacy of Leadership Awards
April 10, 2010 "The Vagina Monologues" & "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" Tickets and V-Diaries Sponsorship— San Francisco
April 08, 2010 Report from Washington, DC on Issues Facing Asian Americans with Karen Narasaki
March 31, 2010 Open Mic with the Cast & Crew of V-Day FWN 2010
March 17, 2010 Ladies Who Lunch with Dr. Cora Claudio, producer and anchor, "Kalikasan, Kaunlaran", DZRH-TV
March 08, 2010 International Women's Day Breakfast Honors Six Phenomenal Bay Area Women
February 28, 2010 "Managing Your Career and/or Business During Difficult Economic Times"
February 15, 2010 Kapihan with the TOWNS Foundation and Women's Business Council
January 31, 2010 "Brunch with the PROs" @ FWN's Salo Salo @ Intramuros
December 17, 2009 CELEBRATING Mona Pasquil, acting Lieutenant Governor of California @ the FWN Salo Salo & Holiday Party
December 10, 2009 1st New York "Kwentuhan" & Salo Salo
November 22, 2009 "Kwentuhan" @ the FWN November Salo Salo
October 30, 2009 Gala Awards - 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
October 29, 2009 Mayor Gavin Newsom's VIP Welcome Reception Honoring the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
October 29, 2009 6th Filipina Leadership Summit "Filipina Action Now!"
October 29, 2009 2009 FWN Magazine / Souvenir Program - 6th Filipina Leadership Summit 2009 & "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. (2009)" Issue
September 27, 2009 Filipina Caucus @ the FWN Salo Salo
September 13, 2009 JOIN the Steering Committee (planning for the 6th Filipina Leadership Summit)
September 12, 2009 Watch the Ana Julaton Boxing Fight In Style - Presidential Suite @ HP Pavilion (San Jose, California)
August 23, 2009 "Life Planning Workshop: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?" @ the FWN Salo Salo
August 08, 2009 16th Annual Parade & Pistahan
July 30, 2009 Nominate an influential Filipina woman in your organization
July 26, 2009 "Filipina Women Who Could Be President" @ the FWN Salo Salo
July 17, 2009 FWN's Pinay WomenGathering in San Diego Area hosted by Susan Afan
June 28, 2009 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
June 01, 2009 2009 FWN Magazine / Souvenir Program: 6th Filipina Leadership Summit 2009 & "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. (2009)" Issue
May 31, 2009 FWN Salo Salo: Nationwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. - News Conference & Meeting
May 16, 2009 NEW YORK: Nationwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. - News Conference & Meeting (after FWN's Time Capsule Film Shoot)
May 16, 2009 NEW YORK (for FWN 100 of 2007 only): Pinay Power 2012: Time Capsule Project
May 09, 2009 V-Day FWN 2009 "The Vagina Monologues" - San Francisco/The Intramuros
May 02, 2009 "The Vagina Monologues" - all-Asian American Women Cast - San Francisco/Herbst Theatre
April 25, 2009 FWN's Salo Salo: "Vagina Warriors: The Filipino Community's Advocates Against Domestic Violence"
April 11, 2009 V-Day Filipina Women's Network 2009 - Washington DC
April 05, 2009 FWN's Pinay WomenTea / Announcement of the Next 100 @ Dr. Mutya's Home (New York)
March 29, 2009 "Filipinas in Motion Celebrating Women's History Month in March" @ FWN's Salo Salo @ Red Lantern
February 19, 2009 "Despedida/Farewell Tribute for Nini Alvero" @ FWN's Filipina Salo Salo @ Alimango
February 05, 2009 FWN Magazine featuring the 2007 "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S." Special Issue
January 24, 2009 Filipina Salo Salo: "Tell Me Something I Should Know: Perspectives 2009" @ The Intramuros
December 19, 2008 Thanksgiving Mass for the Tempongko Case Dec 19 (Fri, 7pm) - San Francisco members
December 11, 2008 The 4th Annual San Francisco Women's Holiday Party
November 30, 2008 100 Most Influential Filipina Women 2009 Photo Album, Photo DVD, FWN Magazine @ the Claremont Hotel
November 18, 2008 100 Most Influential Filipina Women Photo Album @ 2007 Gala Awards in Washington DC
 
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