Welcome to the 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit and to beautiful Toronto, Canada!

PINAY POWER 2017 is finally here.  FWN envisioned the Pinay Power campaign - a dream with a meaningful purpose—to double the number of Filipina women leaders by 2020. The Filipina Leadership Global Summit is exclusively designed for the Global FWN100™ Awardees—Filipina women leaders creating change in the world of Filipinas in diaspora.


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ASEAN UK Business Forum
Executive Director
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Isabelita "Lita" M. Abele

US Lumber, Inc.
President and CEO
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Mylene Abiva

FELTA Multi-Media Inc., Manila, Philippines
President & CEO

Cherry Pua Africa

World Stage International Network
Managing Director
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Nina Aguas

The Insular Life Assurance Co.
avatar for Kristina Laranjo Alabado

Kristina Laranjo Alabado

Partners Group Prime Services Solutions (Phils.), Inc.
avatar for Karen Ida Alparce-Villanueva

Karen Ida Alparce-Villanueva

Health Prx Communication Services and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
Managing Director & Board Member
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Nini Alvero

Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Canada
Trade Commissioner

Gina Garcia Atienza

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Olivia Limpe Aw

Disteleria Limtuaco & Co., Inc., Quezon City, Philippines
President & CEO
avatar for Hon. Cynthia Alcantara Barker

Hon. Cynthia Alcantara Barker

Brookmeadow, Elstree & Borehamwood Town Council
Town Councillor
avatar for Glenda Barretto

Glenda Barretto

Via Mare
avatar for Karen Batungbacal

Karen Batungbacal

Executive General Manager
avatar for Elizabeth Bautista

Elizabeth Bautista

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Group Leader, Operations Technology
avatar for Lilian Maria Soriano Bautista

Lilian Maria Soriano Bautista

Daikin Middle East and Africa FZE
Senior Design and Application Engineer
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Stella Solero Bernabe

Recruitment, Business Expansion Nationwide, Financial Planning
Region Head Manulife-STELLAR Region
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Joji Ilagan Bian

Joji Ilagan International Schools, Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation, Inc.
avatar for HON Thelma Boac

HON Thelma Boac

Berryessa Unified School District
Board of Trustees
avatar for Rosario Cajucom Bradbury

Rosario Cajucom Bradbury

The Wallace Business Forum (WBF), SGS Philippines & SGS Gulf Ltd. ROHQ, Philippine Swiss Business Council
Adviser, Former Managing Director & CEO, Former Chairwoman
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Maria Cristina Estella Bulong Calaguian

Dagaz HR Consultancy and Recruitment Company FZ LLC
Managing Director and Career Management Consultant

Mercedes Muldong Calderon

Xavier International School
Founder / Owner, Managing Director

Ma Rhodora "Ayhee" L. Campos

Infosys BPO Ltd
Country Head
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Hon. Rosalinda V. Canlas

New Haven Unified School District
Board Trustee and President
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Gloria T. Caoile

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance- Nevada
National Political Director

Melanie A. Caoile

formerly with Microsoft
Strategy & Marketing Professional

Charina Carrera

Island Pacific Supermarket
Marketing Manager

Maria Rosa "Bing" Carrion

Seagull Philippines Inc.
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Milagros Fernan Cayosa

Integrated Bar of the Philippines of the Judicial and Bar Council

Cristeta Comerford

The White House
Executive Chef
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R. Edna Consing Concepcion

Heritage Investments and Retirement Planning, Inc. / HEIR Planning
Owner and Certified Financial Advisor
avatar for Ma. Nieves R. Confesor

Ma. Nieves R. Confesor

Asian Institute of Management
Associate Professor, Leadership and People Management
avatar for Fidelina Adan Corcuera

Fidelina Adan Corcuera

BPI Foundation
Executive Director
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Irene "Pags" Corpuz

Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Head of Planning & IT Security

Mona Liza Dela Cruz

The Insular Life Assurance Company, Ltd.
President and Chief Operating Officer

Mary Lou Cunanan

Vision International Philippines Inc. and Asian Institute of Management
EMBA Student and Corporate Shareholder

Marites Dagdag

Clorox International Philippines, Inc.

Paulette Deduque-Liu

PSC Primary Skills, Inc.;
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Sonia Delen

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Senior Vice President
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Eloiza Domingo-Snyder

Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Health System
Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Marina Durano

Open Society Foundations
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Wilma "Amy" T. Eisma, Esq.

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA)
Administrator & CEO
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Caroline Marian Enriquez

Our Lady of Fatima University
President & CEO
avatar for Claire Navarro Espina

Claire Navarro Espina

Edelberg & Espina, APLC
President and CEO

Nerissa Fernandez

ABS-CBN Global, Ltd.
Global Corporate Affairs
avatar for Mary Ann Gamboa

Mary Ann Gamboa

InterContinental Toronto Centre
Director of Sales & Marketing
avatar for Marylou Garcia

Marylou Garcia

Expense Reduction Analysts/Networking Women Capital Fund
Managing Partner

Petronila P. Garcia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines
Philippine Ambassador to Canada
avatar for Maria Agnes Gervacio

Maria Agnes Gervacio

NEC Philippines, Inc.
avatar for Maria Cristina Layug Go

Maria Cristina Layug Go

BPI Family Savings Bank

Pet Hartman

Arch Global Services Inc.
President and COO
avatar for Anny Misa Hefti

Anny Misa Hefti

Samahang Pilipina Switzerland
Board Advisor

Maan Hontiveros

Air Asia Philippines
avatar for Catherine Salceda Ileto

Catherine Salceda Ileto

Sutherland Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
Senior Director for Marketing and PR
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Emma Imperial

Imperial Homes Corporation
President & CEO

Marcelina "Ace" Itchon

Aspen Philippines Inc.
President & CEO

Patricia Anne N. Javier-Gutierrez

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Head of Communications and Media Relations, Philippines
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Jennifer Bernardo Jose, M.D.

Makati Medical Center and St. Luke's Medical Center, Global City
Urogynecologist and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeon, Minimally Invasive...
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Leah L. Laxamana

Twitter, Inc.
Program Manager, Public Policy
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Edita ("Edith") A. de Leon

Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé S.A.
Global Head of Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Nutrition
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Chit Lijauco

Philippine Tatler
Managing Editor
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Bambi Lorica

Transpacific Asia
avatar for Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi

Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi

Prime Group UAE (Geoscience Testing Laboratory, Prime Certification and Inspection LLC, Prime Alpha Consultancy, Prime Innova Training Center)
Group Chief Executive Officer

Francine Maigue

California State Assembly
District Director
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Jerrilyn Malana

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office
Chief Deputy District Attorney, Human Resources

Cynthia Romero Mamon

Enchanted Kingdom, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer

Elena Mangahas

Little Manila Foundation

Tess C Martillano-Manjares

Wells Fargo
Head - International Technology Operational Risk Management &...

Ana Bel Mayo

I Colori del Mondo Adda Onlus, Associaziona Citta'Mondo Milano, Milan, Italy
President, Councilor

Hydra Mendoza

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's Office
Education and Family Services Advisor to Mayor Ed Lee
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HON Marily Mondejar

Founder & CEO, Filipina Women's Network
Chair/President and Commissioner, Commission on Community Investment...
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Sandra Sanchez Montano

Community Health Education Emergency Rescue Services (CHEERS)

Ivic Mueco

Convergys Philippines
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Rebecca Santos Murry

United Nations International School
Math Coach, Manhattan & Queens Campuses
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Filipina Women's Network

Filipina Women's Network
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Melanie Ng

Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Imelda Nicolas

Commission on Filipinos Overseas with the Office of the President of the Philippines
Cabinet Secretary
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Cynthia Norton

Gymnastics Association of the Philippines
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Rocio Nuyda

Grace Events
avatar for Joanne Michelle Fernandez Ocampo

Joanne Michelle Fernandez Ocampo

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Melissa Orquiza

Walt Disney Studios
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Rachel Anne Quintos Pagdagdagan

User Education, HTC Corporation, Abroad Me: 22 Success Strategies for Young Overseas Filipinos, Taipei, Taiwan
Manager, Author
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Lou Olvido Parroco

Canadian Energy Equipment Manufacturing FZE
Human Resources Director

Maria Beebe PhD

Global Networks
Founding Partner
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Arlene Pulido

Al Tamimi & Company Advocates & Legal Consultants, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Learning & Development Manager
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Fe O. Punzalan

Punzalan Management, Inc.
avatar for Georgitta Pimentel Puyat

Georgitta Pimentel Puyat

Philippine Orchard Corporation
avatar for Susie Quesada

Susie Quesada

Ramar Foods International
avatar for Claire Aquino Quito

Claire Aquino Quito

HRN Europe Ltd.
Sponsorship Director
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Shirley Raguindin

National Guard Bureau
Chief Diversity Officer
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evelia religioso

President - Siniloan Feeds Corporation
Vice President - REVA Farms
avatar for Karen Graciles Remo

Karen Graciles Remo

New Perspective Media, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Managing Director & Co-founder

Franklin M. Ricarte

Filipina Women's Network
avatar for Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson

Gizelle Covarrubias Robinson

Schwab Technology Services
IT Managing Director
avatar for Rowena Romulo

Rowena Romulo

Romulo Restaurant Group UK Limited
avatar for Rachel Salinel

Rachel Salinel

FEME Connect Directory/TFC-ABS-CBN/TAG 91.1 FM ARN
Co-Founder and Managing Partner/Senior UAE TV Correspondent/Radio...
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Ann Mariza Nepomuceno Sanchez-Bensurto

League of San Francisco Consular Corps (LSFCC)
President (incoming)

Malou Santos

ABS-CBN Corporation
Chief Operations Officer

Maria Nieves Santos-Greaves

Surrey Hearing Care, Inc.
Clinic Manager
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Belen Saramosing-Ramirez


Milalin Sarenas-Javellana

Philippines Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility
Facility Director
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Bernadette M. Schlueter

SHAPE American Elementary School, Casteau, Belgium

Hon. Judge Lorna Schofiled

Southern District of New York
United States District Judge

Delle Sering

Seven Seven Softwares, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer

Mila Sering

COO / Senior Managing Director
APAC Sales & Marketing, SevenSeven Softwares
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Dina Dela Paz Stalder

BCP Dermatological Corp., Dermaline Inc., Stalder Laboratories Inc.
President and CEO
avatar for Justice Milagros Eustaquio Syme

Justice Milagros Eustaquio Syme

Ontario Court of Justice
Her Worship Justice of the Peace
avatar for Anna-Karina Tabunar

Anna-Karina Tabunar

Director, Communications Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion
avatar for Bea Tan

Bea Tan

Consumer Country Business Manager
avatar for Nikki Zano Tang

Nikki Zano Tang

DMARK Corporation and Derm Asia Corporation
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Catherine Sia Cheng Teh, M.D.

Catherine Sia Cheng Teh, M.D.

Makati Medical Center
Chief, Section, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery
avatar for Nora Terrado

Nora Terrado

Department of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines
avatar for Lily Torres-Samoranos

Lily Torres-Samoranos

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)
Immigration Attorney

Giannina Uy

Filipina Women's Network

Magnolia Misolas Uy

Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the World Trade Organisation
Commercial Counsellor

Cory Vidanes

ABS-CBN Corporation
Chief Operations Officer
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Elena "Jingjing" Villanueva-Romero

Stratos Public Relations Consultancy
Founder & CEO

Leonor Vintervoll

ASEAN World International
avatar for Eva Marie Wang

Eva Marie Wang

Seoul National University
Writer, Ph.D. Researcher

Rosalind Wee

W Group of Companies
avatar for Editha Tijamo Winterhalter, Ed.D.

Editha Tijamo Winterhalter, Ed.D.

CSU Northridge
avatar for Myrna Tang Yao

Myrna Tang Yao

Richprime Global Inc. and Richwell Trading Corporation
President and CEO
avatar for Kalika Yap

Kalika Yap

Citrus Studios
avatar for Myrna P. Young

Myrna P. Young

Robert Wood Johnson Hospital
Nursing Education Specialist
avatar for Jacqueline Yu, Esq., LL.M.

Jacqueline Yu, Esq., LL.M.

Valensi Rose PLC
avatar for Marife Zamora

Marife Zamora

Convergys Corporation
Chaiman, Convergys Philippines
avatar for Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D.

Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D.

Michigan State University
Associate Professor and Director of Journalism Graduate Studies