Los Angeles

FILM SCREENING: Curiosity, Adventure & Love: co-produced by Sunshine Lichauco de Leon: Los Angeles (Nov. 17); San Francisco (Nov. 19)

FILM SCREENING: Curiosity, Adventure & Love: co-produced by Sunshine Lichauco de Leon: Los Angeles (Nov. 17); San Francisco (Nov. 19)

One woman’s journey through a century of love, war and discovery. Curiosity, Adventure & Love is a the story of a woman raised by fate to go boldly where few young women of her time and upbringing would go... into the arms of chance and life. A young American woman leaves her country and all security behind, to begin an adventure in the Philippines that would witness the birth of a nation, a cruel war and Occupation and reconstruction.

RECAP: FWN Sunday Tea in California with Rocio Nuyda (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '16) and Stella Bernabe (Global FWN100™ '16)

RECAP: FWN Sunday Tea in California with Rocio Nuyda (U.S. FWN100™ '12, Global FWN100™ '16) and Stella Bernabe (Global FWN100™ '16)

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).

LOS ANGELES: Filipino American Symphony Orchestra presents “A Christmas Concert” with over 100 glorious voices

LOS ANGELES: Filipino American Symphony Orchestra presents “A Christmas Concert” with over 100 glorious voices

Catch over a hundred magnificent voices from combined adult and children choirs, accompanied by the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the only Filipino symphony orchestra outside of the Philippines, singing your favorite Christmas songs. Your school hymn being played by a full symphonic orchestra at “A Christmas Concert” on Saturday, December 3, 6:00 p.m.at the John Wayne Performing Arts Center in Glendale, California.

Millenial-driven "Artisan Made Philippines" Pop-up (Oct. 1) Showcases Philippine Social Enterprises

Millenial-driven "Artisan Made Philippines" Pop-up (Oct. 1) Showcases Philippine Social Enterprises

"Artisan Made Philippines will hold its first pop-up event, which will bring several Philippine-based fashion and lifestyle enterprises to Los Angeles. The event is the brainchild of social entrepreneur Kristine Surla, founder and creative director of the organization, which was inspired by her Filipino heritage. She is also the founder and founding member of the Los Angeles chapter of Young Women Social Entrepreneurs." News story from AsianJournal.com

Global Pinay Power Launch & DISRUPTing Los Angeles

Global Pinay Power Launch & DISRUPTing Los Angeles

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

Filipino Bakery Workers Win $15 Million Human Trafficking Suit

Filipino Bakery Workers Win $15 Million Human Trafficking Suit

Eleven Filipino bakery workers say they won $15 million in damages in a human trafficking lawsuit against a couple who they said forced them to do housework after arriving in the United States and paid them a meagre wages. Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles said Friday that a federal judge in Los Angeles granted the judgment on behalf of the workers last week. News story from The Associated Press via Toronto Sun.