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Issue 88 04.29.14

April 29, 2014 12:05 PM | Deleted user

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Please welcome Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson! Gizelle is FWN's newest board member, and joins us as the VP of the FWN Communications Committee. Coming from Charles Schwab & Co. as their Managing Director IT, Gizelle is an award-winning information technology leader with global experience across multiple industries and was named as one of the ten 2013 Professional Business Women of California Industry Leaders. Woohoo - another awesome Filipina!

There's Still Time to Register! Pinay Power 2.0: Getting Appointed to Boards & Commissions - Wednesday, April 30, 5:30pm @ Academy of Art University

Join confirmed speakers Mona Pasquil (US FWN100 '07, Director or Appointments, Office of California Governor Jerry Brown, (former) Supervisor Sophie Maxwell D10, Nicole Wheaton (Director of Appointments, Office of San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee), and Catherine-Mercedes Judge (Associate Director, Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute.

Next steps in achieving full leadership potential for Filipina Women:
  • Civic engagement: Where do I start? How do I get involved with the decision making organizations that influence my life: transportation, housing, land use, health and jobs?
  • Culture, leadership, presence: how to navigate the nuts & bolts of the appointment process
  • Lessons from the trenches: words of wisdom from our esteemed speakers
  • The state of the world at the local level: how it affects our families and communities and why we should get involved

Free for FWN Members (dues current) if you bring a guest. RSVP at www.filipinawomensnetwork.org/events

It's our 7th year of Community Partnership with the SF Giants! Get your tickets now for Filipino Heritage Night with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, Monday, May 12 @ 7:15PM! See the flyer below for more info. For tickets visit, click here.

Asian American Survey

Undergraduate student Jia Min Gao and doctoral student Julia Tran from Clark University would you like to assist them in a research study regarding Asian American's social-political belief and behavior by filling out an online survey. The survey should take no more than 15-20 minutes. Visit https://clarku.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_72qP4T9MsxBOzZP.


Spanish 'The Vagina Monologues' Goes Off-Broadway

NEW YORK - Eve Ensler's groundbreaking play "The Vagina Monologues" is going back to an old home but with a new accent. Read full text.


Obama Vows Support for Philippines But Won't Counter China

US President Barack Obama on Monday assured the Philippines of his government's support in the latter's territorial dispute with China - but it's not the support the public was expecting. - New America Media. Read more.

Obama hails WWII heroine

At 94, World War II heroine and retired nurse Carolina Garcia Delfin has seen it all. - PhilStar.  Read more.

Women Are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office

On the sidelines of all the primary campaigns going on right now we also have a less-visible but important nationwide effort focused on gender equality in political office. It is aimed at women who have not considered running for political office as well as those who have been thinking about it and need encouragement to declare. - Women's eNews. Read more.



101 Vagina Exhibition Tour in San Francisco, April 19-27, 2014, Saturday - Daily from 12PM to 5PM - Opening Night: Saturday, April 19 @ 6-9PM - Goforaloop Gallery & Studios, 1458 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco. Click for info.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Asian Law Caucus - 42nd Anniversary Dinner
, April 25, 2014, Friday at 6PM to 9PM - Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O' Farrell Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Fest Screening of "The Delano Manongs,"
May 9, 2014, Friday at 7:15 PM - the Tateuchi Democracy Forum, Los Angeles. Click for info.

Manilatown Heritage Foundation Screening of "The Delano Manongs"
, May 10, 2014, Saturday at 1PM and 3PM - the International Hotel's Manilatown Heritage Center, San Francisco. Click for info.

Asian Women's Shelter 26th Annual Gala Event "Rebuilding Dreams",
May 23, 2014, Friday from 6PM to 9PM - Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

2nd Annual Kapit Bisig Awards
, June 28, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco. Now accepting nominations. Contact Rudy Asercion, Executive Director at admin@westbaycenter.org. Vivian Araullo, Director of Communication (FWN100 '12) at (415)-431-6266.

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration
, May 5, 2014, Sunday from 11:45AM to 5PM at the Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle. Admission is free. Click for info.


Oakland Rising hiring 40 paid canvasssers
Applicants should bring completed application to hiring events, at 4pm sharp on Monday, May 5th and Tuesday, May 6th.
For more info, call (510)-261-2600 or email jobs@oaklandrising.org
Job Description: DT App Spring 2014.doc

Job: Youth and Family Therapist - Tagalog Speaker Posted by: Daly City Youth Health Center
Deadline: April 25, 2014

AT&T Retail Hiring Events in the Bay Area - Next Month
• Peninsula - April 22
• San Francisco - April 23
• North Bay - April 24
• Tri Valley - April 30

Apply for the Filipino American Youth Leadership Program
When: July 24-27, 2014 in Manila, Philippines
FYLPro application form 2014.docx
FYLPro Sign Up Poster-2.pdf

'Stop Telling Women to Smile'

Fed up with street harassment towards women, one female artist created an ongoing public art series entitled "Stop Telling Women to Smile" that addresses the issue. Her portraits have been seen in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Have you seen them? P.S. Check out Ocean Beach, San Francisco.
Read more.

Filipino Films to get special spot at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) this year is devoting a special category to showcase new works from the Philippines called "New Faces of Philippine Cinema". Read more.

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