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Way to go Commissioner Jocelyn Geaga-Rosenthal (Global FWN100 '13)!
Jocelyn was recently appointed to the City of Los Angeles Commission on Building and Public Safety. Click to see the announcement from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Woohoo! Ana Julaton (US FWN100 '07)
has a boxing record of 13-4-1 with 2 knockouts, and could be looking at another boxing match in July. Click here to read the full article SFBay.ca. Watch Ana's match vs Aya Saeid Saber on YouTube.

Congrats Alicia Fortaleza (US FWN100 '12)!
FWN Board Member Alicia will be inducted as President of the Philippine Nurses Association of Northern California on June 7th. Please join FWN in celebrating and supporting her at the PNAN Induction of Officers at Embassy Suites for dinner and dance. Click for info.

Shared by Sherri Burke (US FWN100 '09):
Sherri's daughter Cheryl with PhilDev will be holding a fundraiser in the Bay Area to help people in the Philippines. Come for an evening filled with music, dance, and entertainment on Friday, June 6 at the Cheryl Burke Dance in Mountain View, CA - http://abc7news.com/entertainment/cheryl-burke-to-hold-fundraiser-to-help-people-in-philippines/75853/. Click to download the flyer.


There's still time! - Global FWN100™ 2014 Nominations EXTENDED

Nominate an influential Filipina woman for the prestigious Global FWN100™ Awards to be honored at the 11th Filipina Leadership Global Summit (Oct. 5-8) at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel in the Philippines.

For more information go to

To nominate now, visit summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/nominate


2014 Presidential Awards Nomination Deadline Extended

The Philippine Consulate General is pleased to announce that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2014 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas. Read full text.


12,000 Filipino nurses go overseas every year

Latest statistics from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration show the country is now deploying about 12,000 nurses overseas every year. - Filipino Times. Read more.

Tessie Sy-Coson: Stepping toward a successful ASEAN

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia is held in the Philippines with the theme "Leveraging Growth for Equitable Progress." - Rappler.  Read more.

The surprising racial bias against Asians

A new study suggests that women and minorities are less likely to receive early support from potential academic mentors. - CNN. Read more.



Pistahan Open House: Call for Volunteers, June 5, 2014, Thursday at 6:30PM - Capital One 360, San Francisco Cafe, 101 Post Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon
, June 6, 2014, Friday at 12PM - City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco. RSVP to caitlin.jacobson@sfgov.org.

4th Annual San Francisco Peacemaker Awards
, June 6, 2014, Friday from 8:30AM to 1PM - The City Club of San Francisco, 155 Sansome St. Click for info.

HHS Open House / Grants Workshop with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi,
June 10, 2014, Tuesday from 12:30PM to 4PM - San Francisco Federal Building, 90 7th Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

Chapter 14B Community Meeting,
June 11, 2014, Wednesdsay from 6PM to 8PM - Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco. Click for info.

Women Serving on Non-Profit & Corporate Boards - How to Lead, Elevate Your Position,
June 12, 2014, Thursday from 5:30PM to 8PM - Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

Women's Small Business Seminar,
June 13, 2014, Friday from 8:30AM to 11:30AM - Eventbrite Headquarters, 155 5th St, 7th Floor, San Francisco. Click for info.

Philippine Independence Day with State Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett
, June 16, 2014, Monday at 11AM - California State Capitol Building, Sacramento. RSVP to Meriam.Reynosa@sen.ca.gov. Click for info.

2nd Annual Kapit Bisig Awards
, June 28, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco. Now accepting nominations. Contact Rudy Asercion, Executive Director at admin@westbaycenter.org. Vivian Araullo, Director of Communication (FWN100 '12) at (415)-431-6266.

New York

National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) Presents: A Night of Learning & Networking with the CIA
June 12, 2014, Thursday from 6PM to 8:30PM - Duane Morris LLP, 1540 Broadway, New York City. Click for info.

A Picture of You, a film by J.P. Chan,
Screenings from June 20-June 26, 2014 - 3rd Avenue @ 11th Street, Manhattan, New York.
Click for info.

Born to Lead: Beyond the Bamboo Ceiling,
June 30, 2014, Monday from 6PM to 9PM - McGraw Hill Financial, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York City. Click for info.

Top Companies in Dubai now hiring!

Job: Executive Director
Posted by: ArtSpan


WEBINAR: Expanding Language Access in the Courts: Innovative Training Solutions from New Mexico
CCI - June 9th at 12PM PT / 3PM ET


Apply for the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program
When: July 24-27, 2014 in Manila, Philippines
FYLPro application form 2014.docx
FYLPro Sign Up Poster-2.pdf

'Kalayaan SF 2014' to celebrate 'Filipino Spirit' with businesses, heroes, top entertainers

Filipino-American community leaders and the Philippine Consulate General of San Francisco are gearing up once again for a day-long celebration of the 116th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence. - Inquirer. Read more.

Rico's Filipino Tradition: Lechon

Ask people in the Philippines where to find the best lechon--the traditional spit-roasted suckling pig with juicy meat and a crackling crust--and they'll send you to Cebu, one of the country's island regions and its lechon capital. - New York Times.
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Forgotten Hero of His Labor Fight: His Son's Lonely Quest

It is the obscurity of his father's grave, not far from the once-tumultuous grape fields where farmworker history was made, that most troubles Johnny Itliong, a chef from Los Angeles. - New York Times.
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