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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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Thursday, October 26 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Journey #2: The Globalization and Politics of Fashion

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Learning Journey II: Fashion Exchange
Hosted by George Brown College

A desk is a dangerous 

place from which
to view the world.
–John LeCarre

The Filipina Leadership Global Summit is more than a field trip, symposium or forum. It is a Learning Journey which immerses us in the reality and long-range implications of the politics of developing our career and business portfolios. These experiences enable us to deepen, accelerate, and internalize our own learnings about the complexities of how to get ahead, how to assess our current career or business situation, how to advocate for what we want, and a deep understanding of the issues that influence Filipina women globally.

Learning Journeys reflect our conviction that the most powerful learning occurs through interaction and sharing of experiences, visits to sites where business and product innovation happen, and not from books, lectures or speeches. 


Learning Journey #2: Fashion Exchange
Hosted by George Brown College

We shuttle over to the George Brown College Fashion Exchange, a fashion hub in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood to provide a collaborative space for community, education and industry to connect. Located at 63 Regent Park Blvd., it is a place where immigrants and at-risk youth can receive specialized training to prepare them for entry-level positions in the fashion industry. The Apparel Fit Technician and Industrial Power Sewing programs were developed with George Brown’s School of Fashion, the college's Community Partnerships Office and the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.


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Learning Journey #2: Fashion Exchange AGENDA
Hosted by George Brown College

3:30 - 3:45 pm - Welcome and Acknowledgments: FWN and George Brown College
3:45 - 4:30 pm - Why the Fashion Exchange? “Call to Action – What can we do to support the Canadian Economy?
4:30 - 5:30 pm - Meet instructors and students. Facility Tour and Fashion Demo


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Dress Code:  (PURPLE / PINK) - 
Business Casual in PURPLE or PINK. Purple in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Pink in solidarity for Breast Cancer Awareness. Both are celebrated in October.  Purple is also FWN's corporate color.

Please wear your FWN name badge (at all times); required to board shuttle and entry to hotel.

Contribution for Learning Journey:  Included in All-Access Summit Pass registration. 
Additional guest tickets available at http://www.ffwn.org/event-2323316

Transportation shuttle provided if you are registered for the full summit. Meet at the hotel lobby.  Shuttle leaves hotel at 8:15am promptly.  

If you miss the shuttle, take Uber to George Brown College ($10-$15 approximately) - download the app and apply this link to receive $5 off first 2 rides - https://www.uber.com/invite/uberFWN 

**Shuttle is exclusively for Full-Access Summit Pass Holders only.** Please wear your FWN name badge at all times. Your name badge color will identify you as a Full-Access Summit Pass Holder. 


About George Brown College
The Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is committed to delivering passionate and service-obsessed industry professionals through innovative programs in two schools: 
1) Chef School - http://www.georgebrown.ca/chefschool/
2) School of Hospitality and Tourism Management - http://www.georgebrown.ca/hospitality/

The fields of hospitality management and culinary arts are always exciting and changing. Th industry are for those who love people, food, wine, and thrive under pressure.

The George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is set in Toronto - the largest, most vibrant hospitality city in Canada, and located just steps away from the city's top restaurants, bars, hotels and event venues.

Taught by professors who are actively involved in the industry; they will teach you skills that are expected by industry and help you build a network of industry professionals. Some of their programs provide the opportunity to learn and work in our fully functioning restaurant, The Chefs' House.





Thursday October 26, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Fashion Exchange 63 Regent Park Blvd. Toronto, Canada

Attendees (3)