FILAM HISTORY MONTH RECAP: We cried. We laughed. We disrupted. With California Filipina Women Influentials: Daring to Lead

#FilipinaDISRUPTERs converge at DISRUPTing SF to celebrate FWN's second book on Filipina Women Leadership. (L-R): FWN's California Influentials and DISRUPT 2.0 authors: Michelle Florendo (Global FWN100™ '15) pictured with newborn baby Milo, Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson (former FWN Board Member),  Marily Mondejar (CEO & Founder, FWN), Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15), Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15), Sonia T. Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13), Thelma Boac (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13), Elena Mangahas (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) at Charles Schwab on Oct. 6, 2016. Not pictured: Nimfa Gamez (US FWN100™ '07 and Global FWN100™ '15)

#FilipinaDISRUPTERs converge at DISRUPTing SF to celebrate FWN's second book on Filipina Women Leadership. (L-R): FWN's California Influentials and DISRUPT 2.0 authors: Michelle Florendo (Global FWN100™ '15) pictured with newborn baby Milo, Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson (former FWN Board Member),  Marily Mondejar (CEO & Founder, FWN), Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15), Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15), Sonia T. Delen (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13), Thelma Boac (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13), Elena Mangahas (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) at Charles Schwab on Oct. 6, 2016. Not pictured: Nimfa Gamez (US FWN100™ '07 and Global FWN100™ '15)

Jocelyn Ding (Global FWN100™ '13), Senior Vice President of Omada Health, kicks off the evening with her inspiring keynote on her leadership career path at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6, 2016.

Jocelyn Ding (Global FWN100™ '13), Senior Vice President of Omada Health, kicks off the evening with her inspiring keynote on her leadership career path at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6, 2016.

We're published! Authors Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15) and Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15) proudly showing DISRUPT 2.0 at the author signing table at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6, 2016.

We're published! Authors Elizabeth Bautista (Global FWN100™ '15) and Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15) proudly showing DISRUPT 2.0 at the author signing table at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6, 2016.

#FilipinaDISRUPTers across all generations: Asuncion P. Disini , M.D. mother of Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15) shares her impact statement at DISRUPTing SF

#FilipinaDISRUPTers across all generations: Asuncion P. Disini , M.D. mother of Melissa Orquiza (Global FWN100™ '15) shares her impact statement at DISRUPTing SF

Elena Mangahas (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) reads an excerpt from her chapter about leadership between mothers and daughters at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6

Elena Mangahas (U.S. FWN100™ '07, Global FWN100™ '13) reads an excerpt from her chapter about leadership between mothers and daughters at DISRUPTing SF, Oct. 6

Thanks to the Schwab team, DISRUPTing SF was a huge success. Marily Mondejar (CEO & Founder, FWN) second from left pictured with Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson, Tootsie Lansang and FWN Board Member & VP Membership Amar Bornkamp (Global FWN100™ '15)

Thanks to the Schwab team, DISRUPTing SF was a huge success. Marily Mondejar (CEO & Founder, FWN) second from left pictured with Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson, Tootsie Lansang and FWN Board Member & VP Membership Amar Bornkamp (Global FWN100™ '15)

DISRUPT 2.0 authors Thelma Boac, Elizabeth Bautista and Melissa Orquiza receive Proclamation certificates from Fiona Ma, Chairwoman of the California State Board of Equalization in recognition of their contribution to raising awareness of the leadership abilities of Filipina women in the diaspora through their participation in the FWN Filipina Women Leadership Book Series. Pictured with FWN Fellow, Raissa Alvero.

DISRUPT 2.0 authors Thelma Boac, Elizabeth Bautista and Melissa Orquiza receive Proclamation certificates from Fiona Ma, Chairwoman of the California State Board of Equalization in recognition of their contribution to raising awareness of the leadership abilities of Filipina women in the diaspora through their participation in the FWN Filipina Women Leadership Book Series. Pictured with FWN Fellow, Raissa Alvero.