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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avatar for Isabelita

Isabelita "Lita" M. Abele

US Lumber, Inc.
President and CEO

Cherry Pua Africa

World Stage International Network
Managing Director

Anita Agrawal

Best Bargains
CEO & Designer
avatar for Kristina Laranjo Alabado

Kristina Laranjo Alabado

Partners Group Prime Services Solutions (Phils.), Inc.
avatar for Nini Alvero

Nini Alvero

Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Canada
Trade Commissioner
avatar for Hon. Cynthia Alcantara Barker

Hon. Cynthia Alcantara Barker

Brookmeadow, Elstree & Borehamwood Town Council
Town Councillor
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
avatar for Joji Ilagan Bian

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
avatar for Maria Cristina Estella Bulong Calaguian

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
avatar for Hon. Rosalinda V. Canlas

Hon. Rosalinda V. Canlas

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

Gloria T. Caoile

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance- Nevada
National Political Director

Cristeta Comerford

The White House
Executive Chef
avatar for R. Edna Consing Concepcion

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
avatar for Wilma

Wilma "Amy" T. Eisma, Esq.

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

Caroline Marian Enriquez

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

Claire Navarro Espina

Edelberg & Espina, APLC
President and CEO
avatar for Mary Ann Gamboa

Mary Ann Gamboa

InterContinental Toronto Centre
Director of Sales & Marketing

Petronila P. Garcia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines
Philippine Ambassador to Canada
avatar for Maria Cristina Layug Go

Maria Cristina Layug Go

BPI Family Savings Bank

Maan Hontiveros

Air Asia Philippines

Marcelina "Ace" Itchon

Aspen Philippines Inc.
President & CEO
avatar for Jennifer Bernardo Jose, M.D.

Jennifer Bernardo Jose, M.D.

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

Leah L. Laxamana

Twitter, Inc.
Program Manager, Public Policy
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
avatar for Jerrilyn Malana

Jerrilyn Malana

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

Tess C Martillano-Manjares

Wells Fargo
Head - International Technology Operational Risk Management &...
avatar for HON Marily Mondejar

HON Marily Mondejar

Founder & CEO, Filipina Women's Network
Chair/President and Commissioner, Commission on Community Investment...
avatar for Rebecca Santos Murry

Rebecca Santos Murry

United Nations International School
Math Coach, Manhattan & Queens Campuses
avatar for Joanne Michelle Fernandez Ocampo

Joanne Michelle Fernandez Ocampo

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
avatar for Lou Olvido Parroco

Lou Olvido Parroco

Canadian Energy Equipment Manufacturing FZE
Human Resources Director

Maria Beebe PhD

Global Networks
Founding Partner

Shelley Phillips

Ontario Ministry of International Trade
Deputy Minister
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
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 Ann Mariza Nepomuceno Sanchez-Bensurto

Ann Mariza Nepomuceno Sanchez-Bensurto

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

Maria Nieves Santos-Greaves

Surrey Hearing Care, Inc.
Clinic Manager
avatar for Dina Dela Paz Stalder

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 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

Leonor Vintervoll

ASEAN World International

Mary Heather White

TFO - Canadian International Trade Assistance Program
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 Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D.

Geri Alumit Zeldes, Ph.D.

Michigan State University
Associate Professor and Director of Journalism Graduate Studies