Filipina Women's Network

Upcoming events

    • January 01, 2017
    • December 31, 2017
    • DISRUPT 2.0 released at the Filipina Summit 2016 @ Cebu, Philippines
    This is the order page to purchase FWN's book on Filipina women leadership - 

    DISRUPT 2.0. Filipina Women: Daring To Lead
      • DISRUPT 2.0. Filipina Women: Daring to Lead - Filipina Women's Network's 2nd book on Filipina women leadership was launched during the 13th Annual Filipina Leadership Global Summit in Cebu on August 22, 2016 sponsored by the University of Cebu and on August 26, 2016 in Manila sponsored by the Asian Institute of Management.
      • 37 select authors who are U.S. and Global 100 Most Influential Filipina Women awardees wrote about the following themes:
        •  Life disruptions;
        • Workplace disruptions initiated;
        • Leadership competencies developed for oneself, for leading others, for leading organizations, and
        • Legacy building for next generation leaders.

    Book cover designed by Lucille Tenazas.

    • July 07, 2017
    • October 30, 2017
    • Released at the Filipina Summit



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    Advertise in the FWN Magazine and reach the largest
    pool of professional Filipina Women in the U.S. and 25 countries

    The FWN Magazine is the official magazine of the Filipina
    Women’s Network (FWN), a must-read publication for
    Filipina women worldwide, and offers advertisers direct
    access to a specialized audience.

    FWN is the knowledge
    network for Filipina decision makers and professionals
    from all industry sectors.

    More info about sponsorship and advertising, please go to

    • FWN helps your business reach the professional Filipina women who work for multinational corporations, governments, nonprofits and educational institutions, as well as consulting firms.
    • FWN members have purchasing power; 80% report that they are principal purchasers or decision makers or have influence on purchasing decisions.
    • 63% of FWN members have college degrees
    • 10,000 print run
    • RETENTION: Readers save the FWN Magazine as a keepsake and serves as a resource guide and a networking tool for Filipina women nationwide.

    After paying for your ad, you have two more steps:

    Please send your camera ready ad via electronic attachment to before deadline date (September 30, 2017). 
    IMPORTANT:  Make sure you receive confirmation that your ad has been received.

    Please read the ad requirements and agreement carefully before you submit your ad and remit payment.  Ad payments are not refundable.  

    Maraming salamat po. 


    • October 25, 2017
    • (EDT)
    • October 29, 2017
    • (EDT)
    • Intercontinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front St W, Toronto, Canada


    • All educational sessions Oct 26 all-day thru Oct 28 all-day
    • Roundtrip shuttle to off-site Learning Journeys
    • Meals as indicated on the day-to-day FLGS summit schedule
    • Welcome Salo Salo Soireé
    • Global FWN100™ Gala Awards Celebration and Dinner
    • Closing "Halloween" Kwentuhan Reception (Oct 28) 

    Hotel and Air travel discounts, go to


    Oct 25, Wednesday: OPTIONAL PRE-SUMMIT WORKSHOP (separate registration at

    2 STEAM** Workshops (Choose one):

    • Musical Coding presented by Music Notes
    • Miniature Robots: Dash and Dot. Learn to code with miniature robots 
    **STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math

    Oct 29, Sunday: 

    OPTIONAL ALL-DAY TOUR to Niagara Falls (separate registration at



      • Take your daughter (or a young Pinay) to the Filipina Summit and receive a 30% rebate on her registration.
      • Register as a GROUP (at the same time) and the 5th person's summit registration is complimentary.
      • Invite your 10 Filipina friends to join FWN and receive a complimentary summit registration.


      • All-Access Summit Passes (# of passes based on sponsor level)
      • Complimentary Ad in the FWN Magazine
      • Social Media and Eblast Posts
      • VIP Table for 8 guests at the Global FWN100 Gala Awards (Oct 27)

      Go to

        Questions? 415.935.4FWN or email 



        • October 25, 2017
        • 6:00 PM
        • October 25, 2018
        • 8:00 PM
        • Marché Movenpick Brookfield Place

        NO HOST

        Get a head start with social networking with FWN Alliance Partners: Philippine Trade and Investment Centre in Canada, OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade), Founder Institute Canada, local Canadian women and Fil-Canadian professionals and entrepreneurs in a Power MeetUp = Power.Discussion. 

        Fast track your networking experience. We will form groups of 5 each for a more intimate gathering. Meet up with other local Canadian women professionals and entrepreneurs. Your group networking host will be a local Canadian professional or entrepreneur. Find out more about what they're up to. Find out what issues they care about and what life in Canada is like for career women and entrepreneurs!

        • October 28, 2017
        • 7:30 PM (EDT)
        • Intercontinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front Street West, Toronto

        V-Day Filipina Women's Network TORONTO 2017
        (ONE SHOW ONLY)

        THIS IS OUR 12th YEAR

         Since 2003, FWN has collaborated with V-DAY,

        empowering and celebrating women and their sexuality
        with a festival of theatre, comedy, and the spoken word, highlighted at benefit performances in San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Washington, DC., and now, Toronto.

        The cast includes community leaders, elected and appointed officials, actors, students, business women, professionals, activists and homemakers.


        FWN's souvenir program (Playbill) for the show is the V-Diaries, an anti-violence resource guide.  The magazine highlights the cast and crew bios, the Vagina Warriors, and articles/resources on domestic violence, human trafficking, stalking and stories written by or about domestic violence and human trafficking survivors


        The Vagina Monologues
        7:30 PM, Saturday, October 28, 2017
        doors open at 7:00pm
        Intercontinental Toronto Centre
        $38 - $100 (VIP seating)
        10% discount for 10 tickets or more
        $5 off for FWN members. 

      Past events

      August 30, 2017 SAN DIEGO MeetUp & Fellowship with FWN President Susie Quesada
      July 27, 2017 DISRUPTing Vancouver (Book Reading)
      April 12, 2017 DISRUPTing Portland
      March 29, 2017 DISRUPTing Washington D.C. [Book Reading]
      March 28, 2017 DISRUPTing New York
      March 26, 2017 #FilipinaSummit2017 Official Kickoff and DISRUPTing Toronto
      February 26, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO Lunch & Fellowship with DTI Undersecretary Nora Kakilala Terrado
      January 28, 2017 San Francisco: No-Host Lunch and Museum Visit @ SF Legion of Honor: Madeleine Albright's "Read My Pins" Exhibit
      January 07, 2017 DISRUPTing San Jose-Silicon Valley
      December 10, 2016 DISRUPTing Beverly Hills
      November 15, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO: MeetUp and Fellowship with Maan Hontiveros
      October 30, 2016 LOS ANGELES: Meet Stella Bernabe @ FWN Sunday Tea Hosted by Rocio Nuyda at her home
      October 27, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO: Breakfast with Jopin Romero and Amazing Filipina Influentials
      October 22, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO: FilAm History Month Lunch & Fellowship with Dr. Mutya San Agustin Shaw
      October 21, 2016 NEW YORK: Ambassador Albert & Jopin Romero FilAm History Month Luncheon
      October 17, 2016 NEW YORK: Emma Imperial & Jopin Romero FilAm History Month Luncheon @ Harvard Club
      October 13, 2016 DISRUPTing San Diego
      October 06, 2016 DISRUPTing San Francisco
      August 26, 2016 DISRUPTing MANILA
      August 22, 2016 DISRUPTing CEBU
      August 21, 2016 #FWNSummit2016 (Registration & Sponsorship)
      June 17, 2016 SOLD OUT: Global Pinay Power Launch & DISRUPTing Los Angeles
      June 13, 2016 (Advertising) 2016 FWN Magazine Global FWN100™ Issue
      May 13, 2016 V-Day FWN: The V Monologues & V-Diaries (Sponsor/Ad)
      March 31, 2016 Women's History Month Forum: Celebrating Filipina Women
      March 08, 2016 Taking Action on International Women's Day: March 8th in Manila
      October 29, 2015 #FWNSummit2015 (Registration & Sponsorship)
      September 21, 2015 Awesome FWN Women Who Lunch (in Manila) with Marily Mondejar
      September 05, 2015 (Advertising) 2015 FWN Magazine Global FWN100™ Issue
      June 26, 2015 DISRUPTing WASHINGTON DC
      June 12, 2015 KalayaanSF Philippine Independence Day Gala
      June 03, 2015 Filipinos in America: using data for community analysis
      May 09, 2015 FWN Pinay Power Tea: Circles of Influence in HONOR of Mother's Day
      December 31, 2014 FEMtorMatch™ Support
      December 14, 2014 **SOLD OUT** DISRUPTing HOLLYWOOD
      November 03, 2014 FEMtorMatch and U.S. launch of "DISRUPT" FWN's first book on Filipina Leadership
      October 14, 2014 Awesomeness: Awesome FWN Women Who Breakfast
      October 06, 2014 (Advertising) FWN Magazine 2014 Global100 Issue
      October 05, 2014 (Registration & Sponsorship) 2014 Filipina Leadership Global Summit & Global FWN100 Awards
      August 09, 2014 21st Pistahan Parade & Festival
      July 19, 2014 FWN & Macy's Southland Presents "A New YOU through Power Dressing"
      June 02, 2014 FWN Roadshow in New York: FEMtorMatch™, Call for Global FWN100™ Nominations and Summit
      May 19, 2014 Breakfast meeting with Rafael "Rapa" Lopa, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) & Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF)
      May 10, 2014 FWN Roadshow (Hawaii): Filipina Women Who Picnic
      April 30, 2014 Pinay Power 2.0: Getting Appointed to Boards & Commissions
      December 17, 2013 "Awesomeness" FWN Women Who Lunch (Manila) with Marily Mondejar
      October 24, 2013 10th Filipina Leadership Summit & Global100 Awards
      October 24, 2013 SPONSORSHIP: 10th Filipina Leadership Summit, Global100 Awards & FEMtorMatch
      September 24, 2013 FWN Roadshow #7: WASHINGTON, DC
      August 22, 2013 FWN Roadshow #6: WALNUT CREEK
      August 15, 2013 FWN Roadshow #5: LAS VEGAS
      August 10, 2013 Pistahan Parade & Festival
      August 01, 2013 FWN Roadshow #4: LOS ANGELES
      July 31, 2013 FWN Roadshow #3: SAN DIEGO
      July 14, 2013 FWN Roadshow #2: SAN FRANCISCO
      June 29, 2013 FWN Roadshow: NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY (1st stop)
      June 04, 2013 FWN Private Meeting with Judge Lorna Schofield
      May 28, 2013 FWN Professional Tuesdays: Taking Charge of your financial future: an honest discussion
      May 26, 2013 Usaping Puki (The Vagina Monologues)
      April 05, 2013 The Vagina Monologues & V-Diaries (Sponsor/Ad)
      March 18, 2013 Celebrating Women's History Month with Mona Pasquil @ the State Capitol (Sacramento)
      February 02, 2013 FWN's Flash Mob Rehearsals & "I am rising..." videotaping for One Billion Rising San Francisco City Hall
      January 22, 2013 FWN Professional Tuesdays: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?
      January 20, 2013 President Obama's Inauguration & the 2013 Presidential Pearl Gala
      December 14, 2012 Shero & Legend: A Tribute to Vangie Buell
      September 01, 2012 FWN100 Photo Albums, FWN Magazine Souvenir Issues
      August 30, 2012 9th Filipina Leadership Summit
      August 30, 2012 FWN Magazine/Souvenir 2012 Issue: Pinay Power
      May 25, 2012 "The Vagina Monologues" & "V-Diaries: Anti-Violence Resource Guide" (Sponsor/Ad)
      May 19, 2012 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration
      March 30, 2012 ORIENTATION: Filipina Women Who Could Be President Fellowship
      February 04, 2012 US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas, Jr. Welcome Dinner
      January 25, 2012 FWN Salo Salo @ the Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles
      December 17, 2011 How do you say goodbye to a Remarkable Filipina: Jopin Romero?
      October 14, 2011 Pinay Speed Femtoring @ the Filipina Summit
      October 14, 2011 FWN Magazine/Souvenir Issue 2011(100 MIFW)
      October 13, 2011 8th Filipina Leadership Summit & Awards "100 Most Influential Filipina American Women in the United States for 2011"
      September 27, 2011 EVE AT GRACE
      September 19, 2011 It's Marily's Big "Oh..." Birthday! Again? Version 2.0
      August 19, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "The Art & Soul of the Filipina: Sharing our Roots"
      August 13, 2011 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
      August 13, 2011 FWN Salo Salo sa Pistahan
      August 13, 2011 18th Annual Parade & Pistahan Festival
      August 05, 2011 FWN Happy Hour
      July 29, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Getting to Know Each Other: Members Who Lunch"
      July 22, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Filipinas in Non-Traditional Professions"
      July 15, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Young Filipina Entrepreneur"
      July 08, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "What are the issues important to Filipina Women?"
      June 24, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Boards & Commissions Strategy Meeting" (Part 2)
      June 17, 2011 Power Lunch Series: Filipina Voices "Getting Appointed to Boards & Commissions" (Part 1)
      June 12, 2011 Philippine Independence Anniversary Gala
      May 13, 2011 "The Vagina Monologues" & "V-Diaries" (Sponsor/Ad)
      March 17, 2011 When She Speaks: Women in Leadership Series "You've Come A Long Way, Baby - Women Making History in 2011"
      February 27, 2011 83rd Annual Academy Awards Party
      January 22, 2011 "Pinay Women of Spirit: Feng Shui, Filipino Cuisine & Wine"
      December 29, 2010 FWN Holiday Gathering and "Life Planning Session: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?" @ the FWN Salo Salo
      December 03, 2010 Bus Ride to the Chief Justice-Elect Tani Cantil Sakauye Swearing-In Ceremony
      November 17, 2010 Filipino Thanksgiving: Victory Party & California Women's State Appointment Project
      November 09, 2010 Pinay Power 2012: Time Capsule Project
      November 06, 2010 FWN Logo Brand Items
      October 29, 2010 Claire Joyce Memorial Mass & Recommitting to Domestic Violence Awareness in Octoboer
      October 18, 2010 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards Luncheon with Sherri Burke
      October 09, 2010 The Vagina Monologues Benefit Performance
      October 08, 2010 SHEroes Monologues Benefit Performance & Dr. Rena Nora (Posthumous Recognition)
      October 07, 2010 7th Filipina Leadership Summit
      September 19, 2010 Marily's Big "Oh..." Birthday!
      August 25, 2010 Justice Tani Confirmation Hearing for Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court
      August 14, 2010 17th Annual Parade & Pistahan Festival
      July 25, 2010 "Holistic Wellness" @ the FWN Salo Salo
      June 27, 2010 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
      May 16, 2010 FWN Salo Salo: A Midsummer Magical Afternoon
      May 15, 2010 Asian Heritage Street Fair and Celebration
      May 10, 2010 Awards Ceremony for Marily Mondejar, API Heritage Awardee for "Excellence in Civil Rights"
      May 03, 2010 Leadership California - Legacy of Leadership Awards
      April 10, 2010 "The Vagina Monologues" & "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" Tickets and V-Diaries Sponsorship— San Francisco
      April 08, 2010 Report from Washington, DC on Issues Facing Asian Americans with Karen Narasaki
      March 31, 2010 Open Mic with the Cast & Crew of V-Day FWN 2010
      March 17, 2010 Ladies Who Lunch with Dr. Cora Claudio, producer and anchor, "Kalikasan, Kaunlaran", DZRH-TV
      March 08, 2010 International Women's Day Breakfast Honors Six Phenomenal Bay Area Women
      February 28, 2010 "Managing Your Career and/or Business During Difficult Economic Times"
      February 15, 2010 Kapihan with the TOWNS Foundation and Women's Business Council
      January 31, 2010 "Brunch with the PROs" @ FWN's Salo Salo @ Intramuros
      December 17, 2009 CELEBRATING Mona Pasquil, acting Lieutenant Governor of California @ the FWN Salo Salo & Holiday Party
      December 10, 2009 1st New York "Kwentuhan" & Salo Salo
      November 22, 2009 "Kwentuhan" @ the FWN November Salo Salo
      October 30, 2009 Gala Awards - 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
      October 29, 2009 Mayor Gavin Newsom's VIP Welcome Reception Honoring the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S.
      October 29, 2009 2009 FWN Magazine / Souvenir Program - 6th Filipina Leadership Summit 2009 & "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. (2009)" Issue
      October 29, 2009 6th Filipina Leadership Summit "Filipina Action Now!"
      September 27, 2009 Filipina Caucus @ the FWN Salo Salo
      September 13, 2009 JOIN the Steering Committee (planning for the 6th Filipina Leadership Summit)
      September 12, 2009 Watch the Ana Julaton Boxing Fight In Style - Presidential Suite @ HP Pavilion (San Jose, California)
      August 23, 2009 "Life Planning Workshop: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?" @ the FWN Salo Salo
      August 08, 2009 16th Annual Parade & Pistahan
      July 30, 2009 Nominate an influential Filipina woman in your organization
      July 26, 2009 "Filipina Women Who Could Be President" @ the FWN Salo Salo
      July 17, 2009 FWN's Pinay WomenGathering in San Diego Area hosted by Susan Afan
      June 28, 2009 "SHEroes Monologues: Women of the Philippine Revolution" Honoring Philippine Independence Day @ the FWN Salo Salo
      June 01, 2009 2009 FWN Magazine / Souvenir Program: 6th Filipina Leadership Summit 2009 & "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. (2009)" Issue
      May 31, 2009 FWN Salo Salo: Nationwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. - News Conference & Meeting
      May 16, 2009 NEW YORK: Nationwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. - News Conference & Meeting (after FWN's Time Capsule Film Shoot)
      May 16, 2009 NEW YORK (for FWN 100 of 2007 only): Pinay Power 2012: Time Capsule Project
      May 09, 2009 V-Day FWN 2009 "The Vagina Monologues" - San Francisco/The Intramuros
      May 02, 2009 "The Vagina Monologues" - all-Asian American Women Cast - San Francisco/Herbst Theatre
      April 25, 2009 FWN's Salo Salo: "Vagina Warriors: The Filipino Community's Advocates Against Domestic Violence"
      April 11, 2009 V-Day Filipina Women's Network 2009 - Washington DC
      April 05, 2009 FWN's Pinay WomenTea / Announcement of the Next 100 @ Dr. Mutya's Home (New York)
      March 29, 2009 "Filipinas in Motion Celebrating Women's History Month in March" @ FWN's Salo Salo @ Red Lantern
      February 19, 2009 "Despedida/Farewell Tribute for Nini Alvero" @ FWN's Filipina Salo Salo @ Alimango
      February 05, 2009 FWN Magazine featuring the 2007 "100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S." Special Issue
      January 24, 2009 Filipina Salo Salo: "Tell Me Something I Should Know: Perspectives 2009" @ The Intramuros
      December 19, 2008 Thanksgiving Mass for the Tempongko Case Dec 19 (Fri, 7pm) - San Francisco members
      December 11, 2008 The 4th Annual San Francisco Women's Holiday Party
      November 30, 2008 100 Most Influential Filipina Women 2009 Photo Album, Photo DVD, FWN Magazine @ the Claremont Hotel
      November 18, 2008 100 Most Influential Filipina Women Photo Album @ 2007 Gala Awards in Washington DC

      Upcoming events

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