RECAP: FWN MeetUp Luncheon in San Francisco (Oct 22) with Dr. Mutya San Agustin Shaw (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13)

Among those present at the FWN Palace Hotel Luncheon MeetUp were Cecile Ascalon (Global FWN100™ ’15), Helen Marte (US FWN100™ ’09), Thelma Boac (US FWN100™ ’07; Global FWN100™ ’13), Marily Mondejar, Mutya San Agustin Shaw (US FWN100 ’07; Global FWN100 ’13), Michelle Florendo (Global FWN100 ’15), Angie Louie (US FWN100™ ’12), Chelo Pallas, Kharissa Fernando (Global FWN100™ ’15), October 22, 2016.

Among those present at the FWN Palace Hotel Luncheon MeetUp were Cecile Ascalon (Global FWN100™ ’15), Helen Marte (US FWN100™ ’09), Thelma Boac (US FWN100™ ’07; Global FWN100™ ’13), Marily Mondejar, Mutya San Agustin Shaw (US FWN100 ’07; Global FWN100 ’13), Michelle Florendo (Global FWN100 ’15), Angie Louie (US FWN100™ ’12), Chelo Pallas, Kharissa Fernando (Global FWN100™ ’15), October 22, 2016.


FWN members and awardees converged for an intimate gathering at San Francisco's Garden Court, The Palace Hotel.

Dr. Mutya Shaw 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.

Among those present were Mutya San Agustin Shaw (US FWN100 ’07; Global FWN100 ’13) Professor, Pediatrics, Clinical Epidemiology, Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY and Founding President, Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc., New York, Angie Louie (US FWN100™ ’12) Owner, Hana Zen Restaurant, Cecile Ascalon  (Global FWN100™ ’15) Family Support Services Program Manager, West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center, California, Chelo Pallas, SEC & GAAP Compliance Manager, URS Corporation, Helen Marte (US FWN100™ ’09) Commissioner, San Francisco Public Library, Kharissa Fernando (Global FWN100™ ’15) Support Manager, Peek, California, Michelle Florendo (Global FWN100 ’15) Founder & Principal, What if You Could, LLC., California, Marily Mondejar, CEO & Founder, Filipina Women’s Network, Vice Chair & Commissioner, Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure (Successor Agency to the San Francisco Redevelopment Commission), Thelma Boac (US FWN100™ ’07; Global FWN100™ ’13) Trustee, Berryessa Union School District, California.