FWN Members and #FilipinaDISRUPTERS bond at Geary's Beverly Hills for an afternoon of champagne and #GlobalPinayPower celebrations last Saturday, December 7. Pictured (L-R): Sonia Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07), Vina Lustado (Global FWN100™ '15),Rocio Nuyda (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '16), Charina Vergara (Global FWN100™ '16), Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury (Global FWN100™ '16), Benel Se-Liban (U.S. FWN100™ '11), Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15), Jacqueline D. Yu (U.S. FWN100™ '12), Melissa Ramoso (Global FWN100™ '14), Marily Mondejar (Founder & CEO, Filipina Women's Network), Francine Maigue (Global FWN100™ '15).
Maan Hontiveros stopped by San Francisco during her recent trip to the U.S. to meet with her FWN sisters at San Francisco's City Club where she shared valuable insight on international business and investment under the Duterte administration.
Filipina Influentials present at the Breakfast MeetUp include Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson (Global FWN100™ '13), Hazel Dolio-Tag'at (Global FWN100™ '15), Marily Mondejar (FWN Founder & CEO), Sonia Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07 and FWN Board Member), Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury (Global FWN100™ '16) and guest Tess Labrador.
Rocio Nuyda (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '16) hosted FWN member and fellow awardee Stella Bernabe (Global FWN100™ '16) as she made her way to Los Angeles from Cebu for a lovely FWN Sunday Afternoon Tea in Reseda, California on Saturday, October 30. FWN members present include Rocio Nuyda (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '16), Stella Bernabe (Global FWN100™ '16), Benel Se-Liban (U.S. FWN100™ '11), Charina Carrera (Global FWN100™ '16) and Marylou Ty Garcia (Global FWN100™ '16).
Former Philippines Department of Trade and Industry Trade Commissioner for Washington DC, New York, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sao Paolo, Brazil; Currently CEO, Magpie.IM Jopin Romero (Global FWN100™ '16) recently stopped by San Francisco on during her U.S. trip for a FWN breakfast meet-up on October 27 with FWN members and guests Marily Mondejar, Rosalie Say, Hazel Dolio Tag-at (Global FWN100™ '15), Mylene Juan. Seated: Wilma Cayahom, Gilda Mangahas, Gertrude Gregorio (US FWN100™ '09). In front of Mylene Juan: Sonia Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07), Norie Castro at City Club San Francisco.
FWN members and awardees converged for an intimate gathering at San Francisco's Garden Court, The Palace Hotel on October 22.
Dr. Mutya Shaw (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13)shared her views on the impact of her work in the health care profession and the universal health care movement in the Philippines. Other FWN topics discussed include: Becoming an author, volunteering for the #FWNSummit2017, FemtorMatch, MeetUps, Events, Professional Development Series, Book readings, Curriculum Development for the Filipina Women Leadership Book series.
FWN Members Anny Misa Hefti (Global FWN100™ '15, 16) and Cheryl Sevegan (Global FWN100™ '15) of European Network of Filipinos in Diaspora (ENFiD) converged in Tel Aviv, Israel for a roundtable discussion in line with Peace Table's month of WomanSeriously, a global campaign to influence a shift in policy and practice at the global, regional and national levels away from war and toward a durable and just peace.
Talk about #GlobalPinayPower!
Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15) led the DISRUPTing Houston book reading at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Houston Conference this past Thursday.
Joining in on the DISRUPTing Houston author reading from San Francisco was Marily Mondejar, CEO & Founder, Filipina Women's Network, Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15) from Los Angeles and DISRUPT editor Maria Beebe from Portland, Oregon via Zoom. At the Q&A Session, Melissa weighed in on career challenges she has faced in the entertainment industry as a Filipina-American composer in Los Angeles.
After the reading, Anita Borg Institute raffled 25 copies of DISRUPT 2.0: Filipina Women: Daring to Lead to an eager Filipino audience.
Filipina Women's Network members converge at NYC's Harvard Club on October 17 for an afternoon of shared discussions on the Philippine business and investments climate under President Duterte's administration.
WN members present include Marina Fe Durano (Global FWN100™ '16), Mutya San Agustin Shaw (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13), Jopin Romero (Global FWN100™ '16), Judy-Arteche Carr (U.S. FWN100™ '09, Global FWN100™ '14), Jocelyn Bernal Ochoa (U.S. FWN100™ '07) Emma Imperial (Global FWN100™ '15, '16).