DOGEATERS in San Francisco's Magic Theater until February 28th

DOGEATERS in San Francisco's Magic Theater until February 28th

Magic Theatre literally transforms into Manila’s mythical Studio 54 – where you’ll find drag queens, beauty queens and movie stars alongside statesmen, activists and rebels. Welcome to the Philippines in 1982 and Jessica Hagedorn’s no-holds barred Dogeaters. Explore the inner workings of power, culture clash, sex and celebrity as a country unravels at the end of the Marcos regime. Dogeaters isn’t just a play to watch, it’s an experience to remember.

Catch the theater adaptation of Jessica Hagedorn's novel Dogeaters at Magic Theater in San Francisco from February 4th - February 28th. Tickets available now.

ASK A FILIPINA: #21 Disrupt Leadership Tip from Penelope V. Flores (U.S. FWN100™ '12)

ASK A FILIPINA: #21 Disrupt Leadership Tip from Penelope V. Flores (U.S. FWN100™ '12)

Whenever one aims for perfection one may find it is a moving target (George Fisher). In this year and age of multi-tasking, immensely important in attaining our goals are flexibility, checking and re-checking our coordinates.

- Penelope V. Flores

#FilipinaDisrupter

One Billion Rising Pressures Aquino Administration to Address Increased Poverty and Escalation of Violence Against Women

One Billion Rising Pressures Aquino Administration to Address Increased Poverty and Escalation of Violence Against Women

Eve Ensler joins Monique Wilson (Global FWN100™ '14) and Joms Salvador in the Philippines for One Billion Rising's Rise 4 Revolution campaign.

This year's OBR Philippine campaign calls attention to factors that make women vulnerable to sexual violence including increased poverty, a lack of state accountability and a culture of impunity. News story from Bulatlat.com

Philippines Sees Rise in HIV/AIDS Infection

Philippines Sees Rise in HIV/AIDS Infection

The Philippines is currently facing a rise in HIV and AIDS after years of low infection rates, with Cebu City hit particularly hard. Many public health advocates in the Philippines are now putting pressure on the government to face the crisis head on. Some are hitting the streets to take matters into their own hands. Story from LA Times.

Tickets on sale now! SF Giants take on the SD Padres for Filipino Heritage Night on May 23rd

Tickets on sale now! SF Giants take on the SD Padres for Filipino Heritage Night on May 23rd

The Giants invite you and your family and friends, and all members of the Bay Area's Filipino community to the first Filipino Heritage Night of 2016! Join the Giants in celebrating the Bay Area's strong Filipino culture as the Giants host the Padres. Part of the proceeds go to support Filipino non-profits in the community including Filipina Women's Network. Get your tickets today!

Golden State Warriors Vs Dallas Mavericks: Filipino Heritage Night 2, March 25th

Golden State Warriors Vs Dallas Mavericks: Filipino Heritage Night 2, March 25th

During Filipino Heritage Night 1 this past November, the Golden State Warriors triumphed in an exciting overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets. The crowd enjoyed the game complemented by Filipino food trucks, cultural performances and Filipino hypeman Franco Finn who kept the crowd's energy up.

Don't miss out on the chance to watch the Warriors take on the Dallas Mavericks for Filipino Heritage Night 2 on Friday, March 25th, 2016. Commemorative Warriors Filipino Heritage Night Giveaway included. Limited tickets still available.

New book by Marie Claire Lim Moore (Global FWN100™ '14)

New book by Marie Claire Lim Moore (Global FWN100™ '14)

Catch Marie Claire Lim Moore's (Global FWN100™ '14) new book "Don't Forget the Parsley", a continuation of her acclaimed memoir "Don't Forget the Soap and Other Reminders from my Fabulous Filipina Mother." The digital edition is now available on Amazon.

Philippine Assistant Secretary Lila Ramos Shahani Speaks on Human Trafficking at CSU Monterey

Philippine Assistant Secretary Lila Ramos Shahani Speaks on Human Trafficking at CSU Monterey

CSU Monterey Bay's Visual and Public Art Department is hosting a Visiting Artist Series with Filipina journalist Lila Ramos Shahani on March 17th from 6-8 pm. The free talk is part of the VPA Department's Songs for Women Living with War forum.

Lila Ramos Shahani is the Assistant Secretary of the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cabinet Cluster and Spokesperson for the Advocacy and Communications Group of the Inter-Agency Council against Human Trafficking for the Philippine Government.