Seated, l.-r.: Dr. Lirio Covey, Marily Mondejar, Judy Arteche-Carr and Dr. Mutya San Agustin. Standing, l.-r.: Jocelyn Bernal Ochoa and Dr. Bambi Lorica.

On Monday, Oct 3, Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) CEO & Founder Marily Mondejar met with New York and East Coast FWN members Jocelyn Bernal Ochoa (FWN100™ ’07), Lirio Covey (Global FWN100™ ’13), Dr. Bambi Lorica (U.S. FWN100™ ’07), Judy Arteche-Carr (Global FWN100™ ’14) and Dr. Mutya San Agustin (U.S. FWN100™ ’07) at Harvard Club to catch up about future directions of FWN.

She shared some highlights from the successful 2016 Filipina Leadership Global Summit in Cebu where Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo was a special guest speaker and was the recipient of the “Nicole” award.

There was also much excitement about the second book on Filipina Leadership, DISRUPT 2.0: Filipina Women: Daring to Lead, as well as the upcoming 2017 Filipina Leadership Global Summit in Toronto with special guest, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The East Coast cohort group is excited to host DISRUPTing New York slated for March 30, 2017.

About Filipina Women’s Network

The Filipina Women’s Network is a San Francisco-based non-profit professional association for women of Philippine ancestry committed to improving the careers and the status of Filipina women worldwide.

FWN convenes programs and activities that enhances public perceptions of Filipina women’s capacities to lead and to build the Filipina community’s pipeline of qualified leaders, to increase the odds that some Filipina women will rise to the president position in the private and public sectors worldwide.

We promote the social welfare of Filipina women and advocate for Filipina women’s rights.

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About the Global FWN100™ Awards

The Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ recognizes Filipina women who are influencing the face of leadership in the global workplace, having reached status for outstanding work in their respective fields and are recognized for their leadership, achievement and contributions to society, femtorship and legacy.

The awardees are asked to femtor a young Pinay through the FEMtorship initiative and bring her to the Filipina Summit.

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2017 Nominations open now!

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