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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Friday, October 27 • 9:40am - 10:30am
CONVERSATIONS: Philippines-Canada Trade Cooperation

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CONVERSATIONS: Philippines-Canada Trade Cooperation

Proposed Discussants: 

  • Ambassador Petronila Garcia – Feminist Assistance Policy of Trudeau Government and Impact on Philippines
  • USEC Nora K. Terrado – Key Take-aways from the ASEAN Women’s Business Conference
  • Ontario Ministry of International Trade Deputy Minister Philipps – Canada’s Policy on Diversity and Inclusive Growth 
  • OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) INIVTED: Joy Nott, Susan Baka and Anita Agrawal -  What it takes to be successful in the international trade profession
  • TFO – Mary Heather White – Canadian International Trade Assistance Program  

Moderated by :
Senior Trade Commissioner Maria Roseni Alvero, Trade Office, Philippine Consulate General Toronto

Dress Code: Business. 

Why wear your All-Access Name Badge?  - All Access Name Badge has a different color
  1. Entry to board shuttle
  2. Entry to off-site events and Learning Journey
  3. Entry to summit educational sessions
  4. The badge is your meal ticket except during the Gala. A separate meal ticket will be provided and collected by the waiter.
Contribution:  Included in All-Access Summit Pass registration

FWN's Photographer/Videographer Policy:
FWN will have an official photographer and videographer on-site at all summit events. You are NOT allowed to bring your own photographer/videographer (even as a guest) to any of the events without media credentialing approval from FWN. 

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Nini Alvero

Trade Commissioner, Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Canada


Anita Agrawal

CEO & Designer, Best Bargains
Professor, School of Business, Centennial College

Petronila P. Garcia

Philippine Ambassador to Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines
Ambassador Petronila P. Garcia | | She is the first woman ambassador to Canada. She is a career diplomat who previously served as ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt with concurrent jurisdiction over Sudan (2004-2007) and ambassador to Israel (2007-2011). Prior to her assignment to Canada, she had been designated as the assistant secretary for Middle East and African Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA... Read More →

Shelley Phillips

Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of International Trade
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Nora Terrado

Undersecretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines

Mary Heather White

TFO - Canadian International Trade Assistance Program

Friday October 27, 2017 9:40am - 10:30am
Ballroom A Intercontinental Toronto Centre
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