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Friday, September 14 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fellowship Lunch and Pinay Talks: Extraordinary Voices - The Filipina Women in Diaspora

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Fellowship Lunch: Please sit with fellow awardees in Your Award Category

During the Fellowship Lunch, we will convene Pinay Talks: Extraordinary Voices, the power of telling our stories. Global FWN100™ Awardees share their passion for issues important to them that are relevant to women's issues today. Previous attendees have found this session meaningful and provides a foundation for new friendships.  So we brought back this session once again!

1) Catherine Sy Luib D.C. USA
Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, Nutritionist, Herbalist
Luib Health Center
2) Christen-Leonor Montero USA
Chief Marketing Officer
3) Danabelle Gutierrez UAE

4) Elizabeth Jance von Atzigen SWITZERLAND
Educator, Cambridge English Exams Prep Trainer    
KiTs Zweisprachige Tagesschule

5) Joyce Rivera Javier USA
Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics  
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

6) Myrna P. Young MSN,RN,CNOR USA
Nursing education Specialist
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

7) Myrna Tam Natividad PHILIPPINES
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Grow Your Business Pinoy, Inc

8) Myrna Tang Yao PHILIPPINES
President and CEO      
Richprime Global Inc

9) Novabel Teves Fossgard UNITED KINGDOM
Sales Director    
Purley Language College
10) Pamela Gotangco SWITZERLAND   
Visual Artist
Gotangco Art
11) Rayla Melchor Santos PHILIPPINES  
1. President & CEO; 2. Country Representative- Philippines; 3. Co-founder and President      
1. Proactive Resources, Inc.; 2. Renexus Group; 3. I Am SAM Foundation

12) Susan Pineda Mercado MD PHILIPPINES
Special Envoy of the President for Global Health Initiatives
Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines

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Educator, Chairperson, KiTs School, ENFiD-Europe
Betsy is blessed with a happy family, a fulfilling career in child and adult education and Human Resources management across 4 continents alongside a rich volunteer community service. Her strength comes from a deep love of the Blessed Mother and a marriage that produced 3 compassionate... Read More →
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Dr. Caroline Marian Enriquez

President & CEO, Our Lady of Fatima University
I am an educator with a medical degree. I enjoy discussing education and how it can transform lives as well as innovations by which the delivery of knowledge in all its facets can be improved. Addressing skills and competencies of graduates to ensure better workforce is a concern.Personally... Read More →
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Novabel Teves Fossgard

Director, Purley Language College Ltd,Hazel Residences Ltd, Purley Language College, Hazel Residence
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Pamela Gotangco

Visual Artist, Motivational Speaker, Gotangco Art
I am a Filipina visual artist, motivational speaker and short film producer based in Zurich, Switzerland. A Bachelor of Arts in Communication graduate from Miriam College, Philippines, I promote alternative communication through relevant artistic media. I found painting to be the... Read More →
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Danabelle Hazel Ramirez Gutierrez

Danabelle Gutierrez is a writer born in the Philippines and raised in Cairo, Vienna, and Muscat, she has been moving from country to country and taking photographs along the way since she was eight-years old. Her three-decade long life journey seems to have taken a longer pit stop... Read More →
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Catherine Luib

Owner/Physician, Luib Health Specialty Services, LLC
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Christen-Leonor Santos Montero, MBA

Chief Markeing Officer, Blue
Christen Montero, MBA, is an entrepreneur, business coach and artist raised in Riverside, CA. She currently leads technology innovation in both the public and private sectors. She has a B.A. in Holistic Study of the Mind, Metaphysics, Marketing and Education from University of Redlands... Read More →

Hon. Susan Pineda Mercado, M.D., MPH

Special Envoy of the President for Global Health Initiatives, Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines
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Joyce Rivera Javier, MD, MPH, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
I am a Filipina pediatrician and public health scientist who is a passionate advocate for the health and well-being of immigrant families. My current work focuses on preventing teen suicide and depression by offering evidence-based parent interventions in the Filipino community. I’m... Read More →
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Myrna Tam Natividad

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Grow Your Business Pinoy, Inc.
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Myrna Tang Yao

President and CEO, Richprime Global Inc. and Richwell Trading Corporation
She was born on July 28, 1951 in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines.She is the President of Richwell Trading Corporation and Richprime Global Inc., an exclusive distributor and Licensing Agent of Mattel toys such as Barbie Dolls, Hotwheels , Fisher Price, etc., V-Tech electronics,etc.She... Read More →
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Myrna P. Young

Registered Nurse / Nursing Education Specialist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital 
Myrna has been a Registered Nurse for over 40 years in the United States. During her entire career life, she has assumed various leadership roles from a Head Nurse to AVP role in perioperative nursing. Currently, she is a Nursing Education Specialist at Robert Wood Johnson University... Read More →

Friday September 14, 2018 12:30pm - 2:00pm BST
Ladies Smoking Room/The Gallery
  • Welcome Soireé Tickets www.filipinasummit.org
  • The Vagina Monologues Tickets www.filipinasummit.org
  • Global FWN100™ Gala Tickets here www.filipinasummit.org