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Woohoo! Cora Tellez (FWN100 '09) is being honored at the Progressive Oakland Women for Empowerment and Reform's 2nd Annual Delilah Beasley Tea on Sunday, September 15, 2013! (click image to enlarge)

Catch up with FWN at our next Roadshow!

FWN Roadshow #7 - Washington, DC
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6pm
  • Hosted by Dr. Bambi Lorica (FWN100 '07), Gloria T. Caoile (FWN100 '07), Rosie Abriam (FWN100 '09), and Vida Benavides (FWN100 '07)
Where are you and what are you doing now? We want to hear from you! Team FWN is gearing up for the 10th Filipina Leadership Summit featuring the first Global100 on October 24-26, 2013 in San Francisco, and we want to bring FWN to you - so you know first hand the many exciting changes and innovative campaigns we've been cooking up to advance Filipina women! To register, go to www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events.

HARANA is playing at various Landmark Theaters in the San Francisco Bay Area this August through September.
Meet Florante Aguilar! He will be present at the screenings for Q&A and to sign CDs. Visit www.HaranaTheMovie.com for more information. (click image to enlarge)


DEADLINE EXTENDED: September 15, 2013.

Nominate a Filipina for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (FWN Global100)

We need your help in our search for the Filipina women who are impacting their countries and their local communities with their work. We want to invite the Global100 to the 10th Filipina Leadership Summit on October 26 this year in San Francisco.

To nominate, go to http://summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/fwn_global100_awards


Filipina Women's Network Unveils Worldwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (FWN Global100)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA-- The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) unveiled a groundbreaking endeavor to bring together remarkable Filipina women from around the world to receive the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Awards™ at the 10th Annual Filipina Leadership Summit on October 24-26 in San Francisco.
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English dictionary to add Pinoy pork barrel-inspired words

Every year the Oxford English Dictionary adds new words based on evidence of their popular usage. Sir Alexie Conn, a spokesperson for OED in London, told Outtakes/INQUIRER.net that new words from the Philippines are seriously being considered for inclusion.
- Inquirer.

World is Ready for Male-Female Leadership Mix
During the struggles of the feminist movement, endless arguments swirled around the concepts of "masculine" and "feminine" and the consequences of thinking about gender in a rigid way. - WeNews. Read more...

Ariel Castro, Ohio Man Who Held Women for Years, Is Dead

Corrections officials in Ohio say convicted Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro is believed to have committed suicide in his cell Tuesday night. - NPR. Read more...

2 Million Syrians Are Now Refugees And More Are 'On The Way'
The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since civil war began in March 2011 passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday with no sign of the outflow ending soon. - NPR. Read more...



San Francisco Filipino American Jazz Festival - Joe Bataan, King of Latin Soul, September 7, 2013 at 7:30 PM - Yoshi's Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. Click for info.
AACI 40th Anniversary Gala, September 7, 2013, Saturday at 5:30 PM - Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission Boulevard, Santa Clara. Click for info.
Asian American Women Artists Association presents The Worlds of Bernice Bing, September 13, 2013, Friday at 7:00 pm - de Young Museum, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco. Admission is FREE. Click for info.
Sonoma State University Holocaust & Genocide Memorial Grove, September 14, 2013, Saturday at 1:30 PM - Rohnery Park, Sonoma. Click for info.
Global Women's Leadership Network Leader of Impact Award Ceremony, September 18, 2013, Wednesday at 4:30 PM - EMC All Stars Conference Room, Santa Clara. Click for info.
2013 National Leadership Summit: Purpose, Path, and Power: Transforming Your Leadership, September 20, 2013, Friday at 7:00 AM - The Center for Asian Pacific American Women, Manhattan Beach. Click for info.
Chicana Latina Foundation Annual Gala Dinner, September 20, 2013, Friday at 6 PM - Marriott Marquis Hotel, 55 4th Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
Writer's Digest Conference West, September 27-29, 2013 - Los Angeles. Click for info.

Full Circle Fund Presents igNITE 3rdAnnual Benefit, November 14, 2013,
Thursday at 6:30 PM - Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco. Contact Tejal at tejal@fullcirclefund.org for more info.

Advancing Justice Conference 2013,
November 14-16, 2013, 1145 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles. Click for info.

2013 Kulinarya - Championship Round,
November 23, 2013, Saturday at 10:00 AM - Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

2013 Americas NeuroLeadership Summit, November 5-8, 2013. Washington, D.C. Click for info.
New York

2013 Women's Media Awards,
October 8, 2013, Tuesday in New York City. More details to come. Click for info.
AAPI Appreciation Award Banquet, October 11, 2013, Friday at 5:00 PM - Portland Hilton Hotel, Portland. Click for info.
Asian American Chamber of Commerce Member Welcoming Reception, September 18, 2013, Friday at 12 PM - 8300 Boone Blvd, Suite 450, Partner Conference Room, Tysons Corner. Click for info.
2013 Virginia Small Business Summit, September 20, 2013, Friday at 8:00 AM - The Mason Inn, 4352 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Click for info.
4th Asian American Business Summit & Expo, October 25, 2013 at 8:00 AM - The Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Click for info.

Job: Full-time Environmental Justice Manager
Posted by: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in communication, political science, environmental studies or related field; minimum of 10 years proven success in managing environmental non-profit programs, proven track record in fundraising, experience supervising professional staff, familiarity with current regional, state, and federal environmental issues and the workings of the CA legislative and regulatory processes, and an understanding and commitment to Catholic Social Teaching and the mission of Catholic Charities.
Send resume to: Director of Programs, Catholic Charities, 1106 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, CA 95202 or email to thollcraft@ccstockton.org.

Fil-Am Treat Huey and His US Open Journey
Filipino-American doubles player Treat Huey and his partner Dominic Inglot barreled through the quarter finals this year - their best so far - but their journey was cut short when they lost to the team of Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo (ranked 10th) on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Louis Armstrong court. - Read more.

Are you looking for a way to really connect with your Pinay roots? Become an intern for us! FWN is looking for qualified and motivated students, recent graduates, and individuals seeking career development and interest in the programs and initiatives to advance the activities, careers, and status of Filipina women. This internship will provide you with the exciting opportunity to be a part of the gathering of FWN's first 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World awardees.

If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, please email resume with a cover letter explaining why you qualify to Filipina@ffwn.org.

Individuals with experience in social media, technology, attention to detail, and a passion for social issues are preffered. Apply now!

- Rebecca

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