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Welcome to the 13th Filipina Leadership Global Summit and to beautiful Cebu, Philippines!

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.

Each year, the Filipina Women’s Network explores these questions when designing the Filipina Summit’s intensive learning experience. The summit brings together Filipina women leaders from a variety of industries and countries to think collaboratively about the future of our respective communities, work, and leadership. The sessions, action group discussions, and personal reflections, are designed to help you gain insights about the future of leadership as a Filipina woman.
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Tuesday, August 23 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
KEYNOTE: Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo ("Nicole" Awardee)

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KEYNOTE: Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo
Introduced by Myrna Yao

Dreaming BIG: Taking the Philippines from a 3rd world to a 1st world economy
  • How can the Philippines be an influential player in the world's economy?
  • Accelerating the role of the citizenry.
  • if 59% of the Philippines and the U.S. FilAm population are women, what actions can FWN take?
Vice President Leni has been selected to receive the Most Influential Filipina Woman of the World Award "Nicole Award Category"


This award honors Filipina women whose words, actions, and activism, inspire others to act and revolutionize society’s way of understanding traditional beliefs and customs thus leaving behind a Filipino global imprint. “Nicole,” who sparked an international dialogue about women’s rights, national sovereignty, and international law, as she steadfastly pursued justice against her rapists, inspires this category.

  ***Photo opportunity with Vice President Leni Robredo

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Myrna Tang Yao

PRESIDENT AND CEO, Richprime Global Inc. and Richwell Trading Corporation


Vice President Leni Robredo

Leni Robredo (born Maria Leonor Santo Tomas Gerona; April 23, 1964)[2] is a Filipino lawyer, social activist, and politician who is the 14th and current Vice President of the Philippines. Running under the Liberal Party, Robredo won the vice-presidency contest in the May 9, 2016 election, as confirmed and proclaimed by the official Congressional count of May 25–27,[3] with 14,418,817 votes (35.11% of the votes), narrowly defeating Senator... Read More →

Tuesday August 23, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rosal Ballroom Shangri-La Mactan

Attendees (10)