Mariam Barandia was awarded the 2016 N-Peace Awards for her efforts to bring inter-religious peace at the grass-roots level by setting up the Kapamagogopa Incorporated, an Islamic volunteer group that brings Muslim and Christian communities together in the Philippines.
FWN recently wrapped up another successful book launch of DISRUPT 2.0: Filipina Women: Daring to Lead at DISRUPTing San Diego, the hometown of the Face of Global Pinay Power, Francine Maigue. Valerie Hong, Esq. gave a nod to fellow Filipina litigator Aurora Austriaco, Esq. (Global FWN100™ '15) as she read her chapter, "Being a Filipina Litigator in a Sea of Dark Blue Suits." Other #FilipinaDISRUPTERS present included Rocio Nuyda, Kristine Custodio, Elizabeth Bautista, Francine Maigue and Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury.
Ron Morrison, Mayor of National City issued a Proclamation declaring October 13, 2016 as Filipina Women's Network Day! Hooray!
Join FWN this Filipino American History Month for the launch of DISRUPT 2.0: Filipina Women: Daring to Lead and Pinay Speed FEMtoring in San Francisco and San Diego.
Jocelyn Ding, SVP, Operations, Omada Health will keynote DISRUPTing San Francisco on October 6th. Meet the Face of Global Pinay Power Francine Maigue (Global FWN100™ '15) in San Diego for DISRUPTing San Diego on October 13th. Register now!
#FWNSummit2016 scholar Leira Mae Digma shares her favorite memorable moments and highlights from the recent four-day long #FWNSummit2016 in Cebu. Leira Mae Digma is Chula Vista's Inaugural Youth Ambassador to Cebu, Philippines and a current student at University of California San Diego (UCSD) where she studies economics and management science.
Be part of our history! Join your Filipina Sisters for the official inauguration of the Face of Global Pinay Power. Inspired by the female empowerment image of “Rosie the Riveter” the Filipina Women’s Network is proud to announce the selection of Francine Maigue (Global FWN100™ ’15) of Chula Vista, California as the Face of Global Pinay Power! We’re taking Francine on a Roadshow - so join us in Los Angeles, our first stop. Meet our very own Filipina Rosa.
Catch us in Los Angeles for our official inauguration - LIMITED SEATING RSVP before June 14th: http://www.ffwn.org/event-2251509