Holly Ham Has Joined The White House Initiative On Asian Americans And Pacific Islanders As Executive Director

Holly Ham Has Joined The White House Initiative On Asian Americans And Pacific Islanders As Executive Director

Holly Ham joins the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as Executive Director. In this capacity, she is responsible for directing the efforts of the White House Initiative and the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs to advise federal agency leadership on the implementation and coordination of federal programs as they relate to AAPIs across executive departments and agencies.

Invitation to Testify at NYC Commission on Human Rights Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (December 6, 2017)

Invitation to Testify at NYC Commission on Human Rights Public Hearing on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (December 6, 2017)

The New York City Commission on Human Rights is hosting a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace on Wednesday, December 6, at 5:30pm, at CUNY School of Law in Long Island City, co-sponsored by the NY Women’s Foundation.

WooHoo! Franklin Ricarte Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to Immigrant Rights Commission

WooHoo! Franklin Ricarte Appointed by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to Immigrant Rights Commission

Devoted FWN volunteer Franklin Ricarte was recently appointed to San Francisco's Immigrant Rights Commission by Mayor Ed Lee. “I’m honored that I was appointed by the mayor to serve in this commission. And my experiences as a Filipino-American and as an immigrant…will inform the kinds of things we need to discuss and work on in the commission,” quipped Franklin. News story from ABS-CBN.

March in Solidarity of Women's Rights Worldwide (Jan. 21)

March in Solidarity of Women's Rights Worldwide (Jan. 21)

Join the Women's March on Saturday, January 21st in San Francisco in solidarity with people of every gender, race, religion and sexual orientation for the protection of women's rights, safety, health and families. Rally starts at 4 pm at Civic Center. March starts at 6 pm down Market St. to Justin Herman Plaza. Come to the march with a “I March For ____” sign to demonstrate your cause.

Find out more about Women's March and other ways to help the cause after the jump.

Historic! Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15) is First Filipina Woman Elected to Daly City Council!

Historic! Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15) is First Filipina Woman Elected to Daly City Council!

It's official! Historic! Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo (Global FWN100™ '15) was sworn in as the first Filipina woman elected to the Daly City Council on December 12, 2016. Juslyn was elected Vice Mayor of Daly City by her fellow council members the same evening she was sworn in. Yay! Pinays rule!

WooHoo! Los Angeles Press Club Honors Janet Nepales (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '13) with National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award

WooHoo! Los Angeles Press Club Honors Janet Nepales (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '13) with National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award

Janet Susan R. Nepales (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '13) won third place in the recently-held Los Angeles Press Club's Ninth Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism (NAEJ) Awards. Nepales won for her article titled "Jennifer Garner on her life and its miracles" that appeared in her Hollywood Bulletin column on March 16, 2016.