Tune in to Watch White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month featuring FWN Attendees, FilAm trailblazers and Special Performances

Watch the live stream of the White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month via whitehouse.gov/live today Friday, October 2, 2015 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM ET. The Celebration will kick off Filipino American History Month in October and will feature discussions with Administration officials and prominent Filipino Americans, as well as performances by distinguished Filipino American artists. Please join the conversation online and Tweet questions using ‪#‎WhiteHouseFAHM‬ #‎FAHM2015‬.

FWN Members present for today's White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month include: CEO & Founder Marily Mondejar, Sonia Delen (board member), Bambi Lorica (board member), plus members Genevieve Jopanda (Global FWN100™ '13), Vangie Buell (U.S. FWN100™ '07) and White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford (Global FWN100™ '13), among others.

White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month (#WhiteHouseFAHM)
Friday, October 2, 2015
3:00 – 6:00 PM ET
The White House
Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Arrival and Networking
DJ: Les Talusan (The Pinstriped Rebel) (@LesTalusan)

Welcoming Remarks
Jason Tengco, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on AAPIs (@JasonTengcoAAPI)
Mel Orpilla, National President, Filipino American National Historical Society (@FANHS_National)

Keynote Remarks
Nani Coloretti, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (@HUDDepSec)

Opening Performance
The Filharmonic (@TheFilharmonic)

Administration Updates
Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (@MCS4Biz and @SBAgov)
León Rodríguez, Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (@USCIS)

Dance Performance
Pilipino American Cultural Arts Society

Filipino American Trailblazers
Moderator: Billy Dec, Member, President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs (@BillyDec)
Cristeta Comerford, White House Executive Chef (@WhiteHouse)
Apl.de.ap, Co-Founder, Black Eyed Peas (@apldeap)
Cassie, Singer (@CassieSuper)
Geena Rocero, Model/Founder, Gender Proud (@GeenaRocero)
Jo Koy, Comedian (@JoKoy) 
Ronnie del Carmen, Co-Director, Pixar Animation Studios (@PaperBiscuit)

Closing Remarks
Vice Admiral (VADM) Vivek H. Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General (@Surgeon_General)

Closing Performance
Apl.de.ap and Jessica Reynoso (@apldeap and @JessR_Official)

Courtesy of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders