The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) is the not-for-profit association that provides the content, credibility and community to help women of Philippine ancestry succeed in their businesses and careers. FWN provides knowledge, products, education, research and a 5,300 nationwide network in 19 states for Filipina women professionals.
FWN members own small businesses and a large percentage work in some of the most prestigious corporations, professional practice firms, nonprofits and government agencies.
FWN members are represented in 19 states, 30% are in professional occupations, 11% in government, 8% are business owners and another 8% are management executives. Over half of FWN members are 25-34 years old, 4% are 35-44 years old and 7% are over 45 years old. 63% have college degrees, 56% are U.S. born and 26% have lived in the U.S. over 10 years. The average household income is $150,000 and above, 82% are homeowners, and 26% have children.
FWN’s annual Filipina Summit is the leading nationwide forum of its kind. More than 350 Filipina professionals - decision makers in leading industries - are expected to gather to learn the latest developments for multicultural professionals in the U.S. workplace and make the connections that will advance their businesses and professional careers.
Friday, October 30 through Sunday, November 1, 2009
Filipina Summit Registrations (all 3-day events):
FWN Members - $388, $478 (after 8/31)
Nonmembers - $488, $588 (after 8/31)
Daily rates are available.
Online reservations: www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events
or call 415.935.4FWN
Claremont Resort & Spa, 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA 94705. Special FWN rate - $149 (single/double) until Sept 30.