U.S. FWN100™ '07 Sonia Aranza, Helping People Create Their Own Luck

U.S. FWN100™ '07 Sonia Aranza, Helping People Create Their Own Luck

If you're fortunate enough to sit in on one of Sonia Aranza's motivational sessions, you'll hear her tell her audience repeatedly, "Create your own luck." It's a philosophy to which Aranza, an award-winning global diversity and inclusion strategist, is totally committed, having learnt of her Filipino father's experience as a boy.

Woo Hoo! U.S. FWN100™ '09 Jessica Cox Wins Best Documentary Film Award In The Mirabile Dictu Film Festival

Woo Hoo! U.S. FWN100™ '09 Jessica Cox Wins Best Documentary Film Award In The Mirabile Dictu Film Festival

“Right Footed” received the “Il Pesce d’Argento” (The Silver Fish) for Best Documentary film at the 6th International Catholic Film Festival held last June at the Vatican. All the proceedings were held in Italian so Cox said she had no inkling that her film had won until the last moment, when the trailer was shown.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - July 31. Nominations for 2015's Most Influential Filipina Women in the World" Awards

DEADLINE EXTENDED - July 31. Nominations for 2015's Most Influential Filipina Women in the World" Awards

Nominate an influential Filipina for the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Awards (Global FWN100™), a working award for outstanding women of Philippine ancestry who are asked to FEMtor a young Filipina woman to help develop next generation leaders. 

The Global FWN100™ awards gather Filipina women who have risen to the most influential and/or highest positions in the public and private sectors so together with FWN build the Filipina community's pipeline of talented Filipina women with the hope that some will rise to the president position in all sectors of the economy. 

Mia Alvar Debuts Collection Of Short Stories, "In The Country"

Mia Alvar Debuts Collection Of Short Stories, "In The Country"

Filipina-American author Mia Alvar's first book, "In The Country" is a collection of nine short stories that features Filipino diaspora that draws on the author's own experiences and the characters she has met in her transnational life. Her claim to Filipino "fraudulence" is not unusual, an anxiety with which any immigrant Filipino can easily identify, but the author blames her fraudulence on her pescatarianism.