"The more inclusive governance becomes, the more empowered citizens feel, the less we need despots and celebrated heroes. Everybody — women, men, children, and seniors — can become a hero." - Hon. Leni Robredo delivers her leadership keynote at #FWNSummit2016. More remarkable #FWNSummit2016 leadership keynotes from Hon. Leni Robredo, Senator Loren Legarda, Atty. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan and Angelica Berrie on the Summit blog: http://www.filipinasummit.org/blog/
Global FWN100™ 2016 Emerging Leader Awardee Anne Quintos shares her 3 takeaways from the #FWNSummit2016 via Rappler: 1) Filipina Women - it's our time 2) FEMtoring is a really big thing 3) Lead like a girl and be proud. News story from The Rappler
#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.
Photos from the 13th Filipina Leadership Global Summit are now available for download and purchase at photos.filipinawomensnetwork.org. Hurry! Purchase your photos and relive all your memorable and exciting moments from #FWNSummit2016 before the discount offer expires on October 2!
"Luisa Blue (Global FWN100™ '15) was elected executive vice president by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) during its Quadrennial Convention in May. Since 2013, she has been chief executive officer of SEIU Local 521, which represents 40,000 public and nonprofit, private-sector workers in California’s central Bay Area region and in the Central Valley. Her historic election to a top post in the nation’s largest health care, property services and public services union is viewed by friends and co-workers as “a great next step” in a long union career." News story from The Inquirer.net
The Philippine American Chamber of Commerce and the US-Philippines Society cordially invite you to "Couture, Culture ... Change," a fashion event that showcases world class Filipino talent and workmanship. It aims to create opportunities for trade, as well as promote change through cultural exchange, education and promotion of equal opportunities in New York. Fashion show features the work of the following designers: FRANCIS LIBIRAN, ALBERT ANDRADA, JAKI PENALOSA.
Get tickets at www.13dnorth.com
Exhibiting Artists: Johanna Poethig and VPA (Visual and Public Art Dept) CSU, Monterey Bay, Eliza Barrios, Binh Danh, Lola Remedios Felias, Kija Lucas, Dionicio Mendoza, Angelica Muro, Anne Perez, Delfina Piretti and Jenifer Wofford. Opening reception including performances from M. Evelina Galang, Jadelynn Stahl with Lydia Greer, Van-Anh Vo, Speakers from the Comfort Women Justice Coalition.
Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo will formally open and keynote the 13th Filipina Leadership Global Summit scheduled for August 21-24, 2016 at the Shangri-La Mactan in Cebu, Philippines. She will speak on how the Filipina Summit's 2016 theme: INFLUENCE. ACCELERATE. ACTION. complements her lifelong advocacy in service of the most vulnerable communities of Philippine society, particularly women in oppressive circumstances and indigenous people.