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May 14, 2013 3:18 PM | Deleted user
Congrats to our very own Marily Mondejar! Marily will be receiving the Community Leadership Award on May 23, 2013 at the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance-San Francisco Chapter (APALA-SF) Fundraising Awards Dinner 2013! The awards dinner will be held at ILWU 34, #4 Berry St, San Francisco (next to AT&T Park) at 6:00 pm. For more info, visit: http://apalasf.org/
Woohoo! FWN Board Member, Sonia Delen, was a panelist for the 2nd Annual Bay Area Pan Asian Executive Panel Event at Charles Schwab in San Francisco on May 9, 2013. 

Do you speak Tagalog? In honor of FWN's 10th Anniversary, the Tagalog version "Usaping Puki" will be produced. www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events.

Please forward to your e-lists, networks, friends and family.  Your support to continue our vigilance in FWN's anti-violence campaign in the Filipino American community is critical. 

Usaping Puki is a one-day benefit performance ONLY:

  • May 26, Sunday, 2:30pm (matinee)
  • Fort McKinley Restaurant
  • 101 Brentwood Drive, South San Francisco

Tickets are selling fast -

  • $100 (VIP seating with Filipino Buffet Lunch and attend Cast After-Party); 
  • $45 (Preferred Seating with Filipino Buffet Lunch) 
  • $25 for General Admission (open seating). 
  • Tickets can be purchased at www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events.  Limited seating at Fort McKinley so reserve your tickets NOW.

    Ignite your economic spirit!  Join us 4th Tuesdays and learn ways to manage your current life issues, explore your options in each of the 12 Life Empowerment Areas for personal and professional development. The 3rd session will explore Economic Security.  
    You have more money than you think!
    •  Edcelyn Pujol, (FWN100 '12) is Certified Financial Planner ™ with Frontier Wealth Strategies  
    • Jacqueline Yu, Esq. (FWN100 '12) is Estate Planning Attorney with Horton, Roberts & West LLP  
    To RSVP:
    May 28, Tuesday, 5:30pm
    Come at 4:30pm and attend the "12 Areas of Life Empowerment: What do you want to do with the rest of your life?" facilitated by Marily Mondejar  
    Sessions are small for in-depth exploration. Reserve your seat now.   
    Refreshments provided by LTD Global Accounting and Business Services.  
    RSVP at www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events   
    $40 for FWN Members; FREE for members if you bring a paying guest; $50 for Non-members). 
    Session scholarships available from A Topnotch Security Services Inc. Email us to request.
    • 582 Market St @ 2nd St, San Francisco, 10th Floor
    • BART/Muni: exit Montgomery Station and come up 2nd Street
    • Parking: $10 after 5pm to 9pm at the Eighty Five Second Street Garage. Parking Entrance at 590 Mission St. Other parking garages in the general vicinity, visit parkingquest.com.  

    WIPP Announces ChallengeHER and Agency Program:
    WIPP, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and American Express OPEN partnered together to create ChallengeHER, an initiative to support the Women-Owned Small Business Program. Throughout 2013, we will be touring cities around the country to build on the strength of the WOSB Program, in both ChallengeHER Events with SBA resource partners as well as WOSB Opportunity Forums that will bring WOSBs directly into the headquarters specific agencies. 

    Join the journey. ChallengeHER will offer events and workshops and access to an online curriculum, mentoring opportunities and government buyers with a goal to provide women entrepreneurs with knowledge and connections to help them successfully compete in the government marketplace. 

    You can help us and your members by sharing the attached  flyer for the DOE WOSB Opportunity Forum with your members who are active federal contractors, or interested in growing their business with federal contracts, and by providing them with information on the ChallengeHER pledge (click here) to expand their business with federal contracting.
    Shared by Agnes Briones Ubalde: 2013 National Small Business Week, June 17-20, 2013
    Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners: http://www.sba.gov/nsbw/nsbw.
    More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.
    As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories.  Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness.
    Wells Fargo, is committed to supporting our local small businesses succeed and grow financially.  In the spirit of 2013 National Small Business Week, please let me know how we can support your small business clients by offering free financial education thru our Hands on Banking financial literacy curriculum: http://www.handsonbanking.org/biz/. 
    Call or email Agnes Briones Ubalde at 510.446.4359 or agnes.b.ubalde@wellsfargo.com today if you have an existing forum/workshop/session scheduled in May/June and we can personally set up a meeting with your clients to meet with our Business Banking Specialists and/or other Small Business banking partners to provide a face-to-face lesson on starting, managing and growing your business.

    USCIS to Expand Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative
    Washington – In just over one year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigrant Services' (USCIS) innovative Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative has produced real benefits that will strengthen agency policies and practices relating to job-creating immigrant entrepreneurs who help advance American economic growth. Read full text.
    National Asian Pacific Islander Organization Salutes Asian Pacific American Woman Leaders of San Francisco
    San Francisco - The San Francisco Chapter of the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) Salutes API Women in Elected Office, on Friday, May 17th, 2013. Read full text.

    Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were necessary
    An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military's forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to "maintain discipline" in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle. - SFGate. Read more...
    Telltale Signs: "Why are there so many Filipino nurses in the US?"
    This was the question posed to me by a curious TV news reporter on May 7, just three days after a stretch limousine, carrying nine Filipino nurses to a bridal party across the San Mateo Bridge, suddenly burst into flames killing five of the occupants, including the bride.- AsianWeek. Read more...
    President Obama Meets with National API Leaders
    Executive Director Lisa Hasegawa of the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) and 14 Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) leaders met with President Obama last week to discuss issues and challenges facing AANHPI families including implementation of the Affordable Care Act, how the President’s plans for immigration reform will affect our communities, and issues currently facing underserved Native Hawaiian communities. - AsianWeek. Read more...
    Fixin' to Go Mainstream - Asian Americans on the Rise in Southern Politics
    America’s Southern states used to be a bastion for discrimination against minorities, with the reins of power concentrated in the hands of mostly white and mostly male political leaders. - New America Media. Read more...
    Study Finds People of Color Nearly Invisible on Evening Cable News
    A new analysis released yesterday by the media monitoring group Media Matters found that evening cable news guests are overwhelmingly white and male.- Colorlines. Read more...



    The Women of Juarez, April 12 - May 19, 2013, Frida Kahlo Theatre, 2332 W. Fourth St, Los Angeles. Click for info.
    Greenlining's 20th Economic Summit Vision 20/20:Our Legacy Our Horizon, May 17, 2013, Friday at 9:30 AM - the Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St, San Francisco. Click for info.
    NCLR 36th Anniversary Celebration Party, May 18, 2013, Saturday at 8:00 PM - City View at Metreon,  135 4th Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
    Global Career Fair, May 20, 2013, Monday at 11:00 AM - Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. Click for info.
    Shared by Nilda Valmores (FWN100 '12): My Sister's House Benefit: Believe In A Better Life, May 20, 2013, Monday at 7:00 PM - Crest Theatre, 1013 K St, Sacramento. Click for info.
    Bay Area Council 2013 Outlook Conference, May 23, 2013, Thursday at 1:00 PM - San Francisco Jazz Center, 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
    PBWC Conference: The Next Genderation - Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the Workplace, May 23, 2013, Thursday - Moscone Center, San Francisco. Click for info. 
    FWN Professional Series - Session #3, May 28, 2013, Tuesday at 5:30 PM. San Francisco. Click for info.
    CAA Celebration of Justice, June 6, 2013, Thursday at 6:00 PM - Empress of China, 838 Grant Avenue, San Francisco. Click for info.
    Most Influential Women in Business Awards, June 6, 2013, Thursday at 5:30 PM - Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O' Farrell St, San Francisco. Click for info.
    New Filipino Cinema 2013, June 5-9, 2013, Wednesday-Sunday, YCBA Screening Room, 701 Mission St, San Francisco. Click for info.
    3rd Annual San Francisco Peacemaker Awards, June 6, 2013, Friday at The City Club of San Francisco, San Francisco. Click for info.
    Shared by Esther Lee (FWN100 '12): Legacy of Health, Wellness, and Education Symposium, June 8, 2013, Saturday at 8:15 AM - Oracle Conference Center, 350 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City. LHWE Tri-Fold Brochure_3_21_13.pdf
    Queen's Bench Annual Judges' Dinner, June 13, 2013, Thursday at 5:30 PM - Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square, 55 Cyril Magnin, San Francisco. Click for info.
    Health Impact Assessment Practitioners Summer Training Course, July 15-18, 2013 - TCE Oakland Conference Center, 111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland. Click for info.
    Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence 2013 National Summit, June 30 - July 2, 2013, San Francisco. Click for info.  
    Mabuhay 10th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament, May 18, 2013, Saturday - Marlton Golf Club, 9413 Midland Turn, Upper Marlboro, MD. Call Jimmy Cardano at 301.352.5126.
    Maryland Philippine Festival, June 2, 2013, Sunday - Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD. Contact Luis Florendo at l_florendo@yahoo.com
    2013 Americas NeuroLeadership Summit, November 5-8, 2013. Washington, D.C. Click for info.
    New York
    The Growing Numbers, Growing Impact: Mayoral Candidates Forum on Asian Pacific Americans, May 20, 3013, Monday at 5:30 PM - LaGuardia Community College, Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, Queens. Click for info.
    APALA 2013 12th Biennial Convention, August 15-18, 2013,  Bally's Las Vegas, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas. Click for info.
    APACC Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Annual Meet & Greet, May 21, 2013, Tuesday at 6:00 PM - Lan Su Chinese Garden, 127 NW 3rd Ave, Portland. Click for info.
    Asian Publishing Convention, July 11-12, 2013, Thursday - Friday, Manila. Click for info.

    Job: Policy Intern
    Posted by: Urban Habitat
    Urban Habitat is seeking a Policy Analysis Intern for the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute to develop a Policy Analysis Toolkit  to enhance the effectiveness of BCLI Alumni in moving forward equitable policy through boards and commissions.
    We're looking for a local Bay Area policy student (or policy wonk) who is interested in connecting the theory and practical work of equitable policy development and implementation. It could be a summer or fall semester opportunity.  
    The Intern would research and design the entire Toolkit, which would include:   
    • Equity evaluation tool for current policies (i.e. for commissioners to understand what to promote, amend, or fight)
    • Templates of commission-level policy options/suggestions that promote equity around transportation, housing, land use and zoning, environmental health, and economic development
    • Case studies of the process and players through whom equitable policies were successfully passed by boards and commissions (from the Bay area and throughout the United States) – should include ideal scenarios, compromises, challenges, unlikely supporters, etc
    • Research on BCLI's targeted boards and commissions around key players, influencers, policies and procedures through phone calls, meetings, and online research, synthesized on BCLI's CommissionPedia, (a Wiki space)
    Job Requirements:
    • Time Commitment: 200-400 hours (PT or FT)
    • Compensation: Class credit and letter of recommendation. Stipend may be available. 
    • Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree public policy, public administration, political science, or urban planning.
    • A thorough understanding of environmental, social, and economic justice issues and a demonstrated interest in positively impact low-income communities and communities of color.
    • Strong experience in policy research, analysis, and writing
    • Strong oral and written communication, research, analytical skills.
    • A strategic and creative problem-solver who can design, implement, and refine independently
    • Computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    To apply:
    Email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Uma Viswanathan at uma@urbanhabitat.org

    Job: Junior Tech Writer
    Posted by: Trilliant, Inc.
    Interested applicants should contact Yolanda Bacon directly at ybacon@trilliantinc.com. They MUST include writing samples and a resume to be considered. Unofficial transcripts are also highly desired. 
    Trilliant is a smart-grid company that develops solutions that help utilities and energy retailers enhance energy efficiency, improve grid reliability, lower operating costs, integrate renewable energy resources and electric vehicles, and empower consumers to better manage their energy consumption.
    Job Description:
    Trilliant is seeking a Junior Technical Writer (full time) to help expand Trilliant’s hardware and software documentation offerings. This person will work under supervision to increase the accuracy of current documentation, learn to use current products, and assist in developing and implementing documentation organization and availability.
    Three writing samples are REQUIRED. These samples can be from coursework and can cover any topic, so long as you consider the writing quality to be an accurate representation of your writing skills.
    • **Bachelor's degree is REQUIRED. Degree must be in hand by employment start.
    • **Strong writing skills.  Previous professional documentation experience desired, but not required. Minimum three writing samples required (classwork acceptable). Preference for samples including instructions to complete a task.
    • **All majors accepted, but previous coursework in writing is required. Minimum basic composition and/or business communication, journalism acceptable.
    • **Must be comfortable with and interested in technology! Be prepared to talk about and demonstrate your experiences using software to accomplish specific tasks. 
    • **Must be able to collect information by running an application and create step-by-step instructions to complete discrete tasks. Familiarity with web-based software applications (for example, Google Docs) required.
    Job: Planner II GIS/Cartographer - Citywide Data Analysis Group
    Posted by: The Planning Department
    Filing date: May 28, 2013.

    Job: Writer/Editor & Development Director
    Posted by: Hesperian

    Job: Bentley School - Director of Marketing and Communications
    Posted by: m/Oppenheim Associates

    Girls Circle Facilitator Training in San Pablo, CA June 20-21, 2013
    Deadline for Early Bird Registration: May 23rd, 2013

    Culinary historians tackle Pinoy food
    Morris Zaslavsky has never tasted Filipino food, let alone been inside an authentic Filipino grocery store. - Read more...

    This Saturday, May 18, 2013, the Asian Heritage Street Celebration is happening in San Francisco. Get in touch with your Pinay roots by visiting the lively celebration on the Larkin and McAllister Streets. At the street fair, you will have the opportunity to learn how to cook pan Asian dishes, as well as try many different types of food made available by the various vendors. Retromeca, San Francisco Filipino American Jazz band, will be performing. To find out who else is performing and what other activities will be available at the fair, visit www.asianfairsf.com. Don't forget to keep an eye out for FWN's booth when you go!

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    - Rebecca

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