Toasting Collective Victory: 40 Fil-Am Electeds, 22 Are Filipina Women

Toasting Collective Victory: 40 Fil-Am Electeds, 22 Are Filipina Women

“Over a hundred of them assembled Jan. 31 at a Google outpost in San Francisco. . . to toast each other, celebrate their Filipino heritage, cheer their collective victory in the recent midterm elections, and work together to multiply their ranks.”

Fil-Am Community Forum Public Servants Unite To Build On Victories

Fil-Am Community Forum Public Servants Unite To Build On Victories

The Filipino American Community Forum with the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) and the Filipino American Arts Exposition (FAAE) are once again hosting a victory celebration for recently elected Filipino-Americans.

Christine Amour-Levar (Global FWN100™ '16) Talks Singapore's Restaurants' Stand Against Shark Fin Consumption

Christine Amour-Levar (Global FWN100™ '16) Talks Singapore's Restaurants' Stand Against Shark Fin Consumption

In 2017, Singapore was identified as the world's second-largest trader of shark fins after Hong Kong. Between 2012 and 2013, Singapore exported $40 million worth of shark fins and imported $51.4 million worth of fins. In February, 89 Singapore-based establishments committed to phasing out shark fin in 2018. These include brands such as Crystal Jade, Pan Pacific Hotels, AccorHotels and Foodpanda, whose policy applies across its 3,800 partner restaurants

The Philippines' Oldest Brewery Opens The Doors of the Destileria Limtauco Museum in Intramuros

The Philippines' Oldest Brewery Opens The Doors of the Destileria Limtauco Museum in Intramuros

Manila’s Walled City is expected to attract a share of wine enthusiasts, brought by the opening of a distillery museum. Olivia Limpe-Aw (Global FWN100™ '16), a fifth generation master brewer and President of Destileria Limtuaco & Co. Inc. said the museum would show the feats and challenges the 165-year old company faced, from times of war up to the present.

California Appeals Court: Dating services can’t charge older folks more on belief they are wealthier

California Appeals Court: Dating services can’t charge older folks more on belief they are wealthier

The dating service, Tinder Plus, offers a basic online product without charge, but added a premium service in 2015 that charged $19.99 a month to customers over 30 and $9.99 or $14.99 for younger customers. California Appeals Court ruled on Monday that an online dating service can’t charge higher rates to customers over 30 even though they might be able to afford it.

Silverado to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Silverado to Pay $80,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Silverado, a network of memory care, at-home care, and hospice care centers, will pay $80,000 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. Silverado discriminated against Shaquena Burton, a caregiver at the Silverado Oak Village facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisc., when it fired her rather than accommodate her pregnancy-related medical restrictions.

Janet Nepales (U.S. FWN100™ 2012, Global FWN100™ 2013) Joins Women marching in LA, breaking barriers in Sundance

Janet Nepales (U.S. FWN100™ 2012, Global FWN100™ 2013) Joins Women marching in LA, breaking barriers in Sundance

Viola Davis said in her booming voice, “Freedom is certainly not free. We only move forward when it doesn’t cost us anything. But I’m here today saying that no one and nothing can be great unless it costs you something.”