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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Signed The Resolution To Officially Adopt The "Comfort Women" Memorial As A City Property

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Signed The Resolution To Officially Adopt The "Comfort Women" Memorial As A City Property

SF Mayor Edwin Lee signed the Resolution, previously passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously, that will officially adopt the "Comfort Women Column of Strength (hereinafter "Comfort Women" Memorial)" as City Property.

SF Visual Art Committee Selects Final Design for San Francisco's Comfort Women Memorial

SF Visual Art Committee Selects Final Design for San Francisco's Comfort Women Memorial

San Francisco Visual Art Committee in the Arts Commission selected the final design for the San Francisco 'Comfort Women' memorial.  The design was among the 30+ applications that were submitted for the Call for Artists.  The three girls on top of a cylindrical pedestal represent the victims from different parts of the world, and the grandma figure represents the survivors who are continuing their struggle for justice and dignity. The memorial will be accompanied by a plaque that explains the 'Comfort Women' history and its meaning today. 

RECAP: FWN MeetUp in San Francisco with the amazing Maan Hontiveros (Global FWN100™ '14, '16)

RECAP: FWN MeetUp in San Francisco with the amazing Maan Hontiveros (Global FWN100™ '14, '16)

Maan Hontiveros stopped by San Francisco during her recent trip to the U.S. to meet with her FWN sisters at San Francisco's City Club where she shared valuable insight on international business and investment under the Duterte administration. 

Filipina Influentials present at the Breakfast MeetUp include Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson (Global FWN100™ '13), Hazel Dolio-Tag'at (Global FWN100™ '15), Marily Mondejar (FWN Founder & CEO), Sonia Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07 and FWN Board Member), Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury (Global FWN100™ '16) and guest Tess Labrador.

Celebrate Filipino American History Month with FWN at DISRUPTing San Francisco (Oct. 6) & San Diego (Oct. 13)

Celebrate Filipino American History Month with FWN at DISRUPTing San Francisco (Oct. 6) & San Diego (Oct. 13)

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!

INVITATION: March 31 in San Francisco Take Action on Women's History Month FWN100™ Panel on Women in Public Service & Government

INVITATION: March 31 in San Francisco Take Action on Women's History Month FWN100™ Panel on Women in Public Service & Government

Filipina Women’s Network Members: Join us in celebration of Women's History Month on Thursday, March 31st in San Francisco. We will honor this year's theme Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government with a dynamic FWN100™ speaker panel moderated by Denise Miles, U.S. FWN100™ '09, Senior VP/Manager, Strategic Partnerships Government and Community Relations, Wells Fargo. This event is FREE for FWN Members. RSVP Required. No registrations at-the-door. Limited Seating Available. RSVP NOW! 

OPPORTUNITY: FWN Seeks Interns For San Francisco Office

OPPORTUNITY: FWN Seeks Interns For San Francisco Office

The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) supports the development of future leaders by accepting interns. An internship with FWN will provide you with valuable leadership and community experience and the opportunity to network and make contacts for future jobs and other opportunities. More info at http://www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/internship/