This year we honored Global FWN100™ awardees representing over 13 economic sectors at our most international Global FWN100™ Awards Ceremony yet! Global FWN100™ 2015 awardees convened at the Marines' Memorial Club Hotel in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. from such diverse regions as Canada, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The awardees joined in on three jam-packed Summit days (October 29-31st, 2015) full of Learning Journeys, sessions, workshops, Gala celebrations and FWN festivities. View a full list of the 2015 Global FWN100 Awardees and view photos of the Filipina Summit 2015 after the jump.
FWN's 12th Filipina Leadership Global Summit goes out with a bang! 47 Global FWN100™ awardees, and over 100 Global Summit attendees convened in San Francisco last week for three days of memorable Learning Journeys, sessions, workshops, Gala celebrations and FWN festivities. Highlights of the Summit include an exclusive tour of supercomputers at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab led by Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15), an impressive vision of mixed-income housing at The Shipyard in Hunter's Point and a day full of sessions at Charles Schwab.
The last day of Sessions on October 31st culminated in a number of valuable messages from Summit participants and Global FWN100™ '15 Awardees. Senior VP of Philanthropy at Bank of America Stephanie Lomibao (Global FWN100™ '15) shared the value of honesty in becoming the better version of yourself during the Make Me a Filipina Millionaire: Reinvention, Disruption, Legacy. Brand panel. Lomibao remarked, "In order to grow, you need to have people who give you honest feedback." Insights from the Run Filipina Run: Filipinas For Political Equity panel urged Filipinas not to be complacent and highlighted the collective need for Filipina women to do their individual parts in getting involved in politics. Information Risk Management & Chief Information Risk Officer, Tess Martillano-Manjares (Global FWN100™ '15) of BNY Mellon imparted wisdom of the 3 Cs: Cooperate, Communicate, Collaborate during the Make me Filipina CEO: Women at the Top: Are we Achieving Gender Equality and Pay Equity? panel.
More memorable quotes and takeaways from 12th Filipina Leadership Global Summit Attendees after the jump.
Chef Yana Gilbuena founded The SALO Project: Cooking and Gathering People in all 50 states through Filipino Food, a traveling Filipino Pop-Up Feast that gathers adventurous diners who dare explore regions of the amazing 7,107-island Philippine archipelago through food beyond adobo and lumpia.