IN THIS ISSUE:
Woohoo! Cora Tellez (FWN100 '09) will be a speaker at the "Make Me a Filipina Millionaire" session at the Filipina Leadership Summit this October! Cora will also keynote the summit.
Are you up to date on who's been nominated for the Global100 Awards? Check out the list of awesome Filipinas by visiting - http://summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/global100_2013_nominees
Become a Femtee!
Global100 Speed Femtor 100 Young Pinay Femtees / Proteges
This is FWN's 3rd year of femtoring the next generation of Pinay leaders. Pinay Speed Femtoring is a learning event at which femtees / proteges can ask the Global100 and U.S. FWN100 Awardees (AKA Femtors) the "everything-you've-always-wanted-to-know-but-didn't-know-whom-to-ask" questions. Femtees will have the opportunity to interact with Femtors during the course of the session by moving to different topic tables every 15 minutes.
- When: Friday, October 25, 2013, 3:30 - 5:30pm
- Where: Google Campus
- Co-Chairs: Herna Cruz-Louie (FWN100 '11) & Natalie Aliga (FWN100 '12)
- Register: www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/femtee
- Advanced sign-up is required for Femtees so you will be able to indicated the areas in which you would most like to receive advice.
- No drop-in participants allowed.
- FREE (invited by a Femtor Global100 or FWN100): To sign up as a FEMTEE to participate at the Speed Femtoring session, go to http://www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/femtee
- If you do not know a Global100 or FWN100, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can introduce you!
- Attire: Business casual; please wear your FWN name badge.
LIKE FWN AND WIN A PINAY PRIZE PACK!
Like us on Facebook by September 30, for a chance to win one of the five Pinayprize packs! Reconnect with FWN and friends and show your Pinay pride! When you connect with us, you'll be updated about upcoming events, entertained by FWN photos and exciting news, and invited to participate in our influential Filipina community.
Five members will be chosen at random to receive a prize pack including: a Pinay Power t-shirt, backpack, tote bag, visor, keychain, and earrings.
Marie Claire Lim Moore Becomes Author of Book About Advice from Filipina Mother, Lenore Lim
NEW YORK, NY-- From someone who is probably among the highest-ranking Filipina Americans in global finance, comes a book - not about the steps to take at the corporate ladder, or the tips to note to get the corner office, or get admitted in Yale, but a memoir of how her mother, Lenore Lim, an early education teacher and artist, taught her the importance of balance. Read full text.
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. Read full text.
Stench of death blankets 3 Zamboanga villages
The smell of decomposing bodies in Barangay Santa Catalina, scene of heavy fighting in Zamboanga City between government forces and members of the Moro National Liberation Front, overpowers residents who have refused to leave their homes. - Inquirer. Read more...
AADP calls for great need for ethnic/multiracial bone marrow donors
Not all people know that race and ethnicity is a major factor in finding a match for someone who badly needs it. - Asian Journal. Read more...
Women in California Wrote the Book on 'Leaning In'
California women have been leaning in long before Sandberg arrived in 2001. - WOMENSENEWS. Read more...
Writer's Digest Conference West, September 27-29, 2013 - Los Angeles. Click for info.
Qualifying Round - Professional Division of 4th Kulinarya Cooking Competition, October 18, 2013, Friday at 6PM - Philippine Center Social Hall, 5th Floor of 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco. 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 email@example.com for more info.
Advancing Justice Conference 2013, November 14-16, 2013, 1145 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles. Click for info.
San Francisco Bulls Filipino Heritage Celebration, November 17, 2013, Sunday at 2PM - The Cow Palace, Daly City. Contact Divina Videna for tix at (650) 550-4017.
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.
Foundation for Filipino Artists, Inc. 25th Anniversary: Noli Me Tangere - The Grand Opera Gala Performance, Friday, October 4, 2013 at 8pm - The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, Lexington Ave & E 68th St, New York. Click for info.
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.
First Global Summit of Filipino Nurses 2014, January 16, 2013 at 7:30 AM - Manila Hotel, Philippines. Global Summit Program Doc. Global Summit Registration PDF. Letter to Participants PDF.
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.
Deadline: September 27, 2013.
Job: Child Support Program Manager - El Dorado County DCSS
Deadline: October 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm.
Job: Executive Director
Posted by: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)
Deadline: October 4, 2013.
'Harry Potter' now in Filipino
Year 2013 has proven a magical one for J.K. Rowling's phenomenal book "Harry Potter." Fans worldwide celebrated the 15th anniversary of the first publication of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," know here and in the United States as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." - Read more.
CONNECTING WITH YOUR PINAY ROOTS
What better way to connect with your Pinay roots than by listening to touching stories from extraordinary women? Attend PINAY TALKS: Extraordinary Voices - The Filipina Diaspora Part II at the 10th Filipina Leadership Summit (Oct 24-26).
This meaningful session speaks to the core of who we are, who we have become. Hear the personal testimonials about standing on the shoulders of those who have come before us and presentations that exam our unique cultural traits we ought to embrace.
Speakers at this session include Dr. Tess Mauricio (FWN100 '11), Founder of M Beauty by Dr. Tess and Gel Santos Relos (FWN100 '09), TV News Anchor, Balitang America, ABS-CBN.
Those who attend Pinay Talks will leave with a deeper understanding of the struggles and triumphs of Filipina immigrants all over the world and gain a profound appreciation of the foundation laid for us by those who have come before us.
Excited?? Register for the FULL Filipina Summit to attend this session - http://summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/register.
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