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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.

Join the conversation on social media. Use the hashtag #FWNSUMMIT2017 and tag @FILIPINAWOMEN.

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Tuesday, October 24 • 2:00pm - 7:00pm
FWN Board Meeting with Summit Staff #2 (Closed Session)

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FWN Board Members powwow with the Summit FWN Staff!

We'll decide if we want to go out for lunch and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the Wellington Room on the Lobby Level. The FWN Office is across the hall at Wentworth Room. 

Please do NOT divulge this room to the delegates so can work on the urgent issues and planning of the summit.

Board group photos. Action photos

This is a closed session.

Board group photos. Action photos

This is a closed session and by invitation only.

Dress Code: Business Casual

avatar for HON Marily Mondejar

HON Marily Mondejar

Chair/President and Commissioner, Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure •, Founder & CEO, Filipina Women's Network
Marily, the Founder & CEO of the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN), has dedicated the last decade to transforming how global Filipina women view themselves and how others perceive them—the transformed image is of women initiating influential activities. Her initiatives to bring about this transformation have included producing alternative and more positive search results on the Internet for the term... Read More →
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Susie Quesada

President, Ramar Foods International
Susie Quesada is the President of Ramar Foods International, the leading manufacturer of premium Filipino and Asian Frozen Foods in the US including such brands as Magnolia, Orientex and Kusina. Growing up in the family business, she started working at the age of 8. After a embarking on a career in public education, Susie rejoined Ramar full time in 2005 in various positions before assuming the role of President in 2013. Susie continues to ensure the legacy that her grandmother and father started by making sure that only the best quality ingredients are served to the Filipino and Fil Am community in the US, Canada, EU, Middle East and the troops all over the world. | | Her passions include family, education, wellness, playing soccer, cooking and mentoring the next generation. Susie attended the University of California at Berkeley and St... Read More →

Board/Steering Committee
avatar for Amar Bornkamp

Amar Bornkamp

Board Member, FWN
Amar Bornkamp is a retired former leader and people manager.   Amar worked at Charles Schwab for a total of 22 years, and in her tenure led teams in Corporate Actions, Cash Control, and Access & Entitlements.   She majored in Business Administration and had over 30 years of experience in the financial... Read More →
avatar for HON Thelma Boac

HON Thelma Boac

Board of Trustees, Berryessa Unified School District
Thelma Boac was born in the province of Bohol, Philippines and came to America at the age of ten. She became an English, Spanish, and Music teacher and taught for many years before becoming an administrator and high school principal, the only Filipina principal in twenty years in... Read More →
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Jacqueline Yu, Esq., LL.M.

Attorney, Valensi Rose PLC
Jacqueline D. Yu has broad-based experience in trusts and estates, tax, and business law. Her clients include high-net-worth individuals and closely-held businesses, whom she advises on estate, tax and business succession planning, entity formation, trademark and brand licensing, asset protection, tax controversy, trust and probate administration and probate litigation. Her experience at law and accounting firms and the judiciary provides her with a comprehensive understanding of her... Read More →
avatar for Leonor Vintervoll

Leonor Vintervoll

Owner, ASEAN World International
avatar for Maan Hontiveros

Maan Hontiveros

Chair, Air Asia Philippines
Maan Hontiveros has been a student and youth travel pioneer, a television producer and host, journalist, publishing executive, multi-media production leader, staunch advocate for the conservation and protection of the environment, music industry managing director, and a passionate promoter and supporter of Filipino arts, film, dance, music and culture before she assumed responsibility as Chief Executive Officer of... Read More →
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Maria Beebe PhD

Founding Partner, Global Networks
Dr. Maria Beebe has a Master of Arts in Anthropology and Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University. Her research interests include critical discourse analysis, women’s leadership and information and communication technologies (ICT) for development and for teaching and learnin... Read More →
avatar for Maria Nieves Santos-Greaves

Maria Nieves Santos-Greaves

Clinic Manager, Surrey Hearing Care, Inc.
When Maria Nieves Santos-Greaves migrated to Canada she thought of starting her own clinic, not only for financial security,  but also in her personal desire to provide compassionate and complete quality care to those longing to hear better.  After all, she herself became hearing-impaired due to medication errors by a health care... Read More →
avatar for Nini Alvero

Nini Alvero

Senior Trade Commissioner, Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Canada
avatar for Rosario Cajucom Bradbury

Rosario Cajucom Bradbury

Adviser, Former Managing Director & CEO, Former Chairwoman, The Wallace Business Forum (WBF), SGS Philippines & SGS Gulf Ltd. ROHQ, Philippine Swiss Business Council
Integrity is the backbone of Rosario Cajucom-Bradbury’s personal and professional philosophy. Once when she as a young child, she saw a container van filled with expensive furniture outside their house from someone trying to bribe her father, who was a government examiner.  Her father rejected... Read More →

Tuesday October 24, 2017 2:00pm - 7:00pm