HON. Cynthia Alcantara-Barker: Acceptance Speech on behalf of the Most Influential Filipina Women of the World 2017

Brookmeadow, Elstree & Borehamwood Town Councillor and Hertsmere Borough Councillor Cynthia Alcantara Barker (Global FWN100™ 2017) delivers the Acceptance Speech on behalf of 2017's Most Influential Filipina Women of the World.

"If our stories can reach the ears of school girls in the Philippines, my hope is that they will say, “Wow, I can do that too!”  Our challenge goes beyond us adapting to the changing world. It goes beyond simply teaching others how to do it. Our challenge is to encourage and lead them to take action!"

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Wilma "Amy" T. Eisma: My Journey to Leadership

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chair and Administrator, Wilma "Amy" T. Eisma (Global FWN100™ '17), delivers the Leadership Keynote at the 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit held in Toronto, Canada on October 27, 2017.

"Malasakit is what compels us to embrace and take up the plight of one as our very own, to expand our concern and sense of responsibility beyond our own backyard to include the rest of our community and our environment. Malasakit also drives passion and excellence. We work with passion and the desire to excel because we intensely care about what we do and how we do it. It prompts us to give better than our best to anything and everything we do."

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H.E. Petronila P. Garcia: Welcome Keynote at the 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit Gala Awards Ceremony

Philippine Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Petronila P. Garcia (Global FWN100™ '17) delivers the Welcome Keynote at the 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit Gala Awards Ceremony held in Toronto, Canada on October 27, 2017.

"Let us draw inspiration from [our Awardees] and share their experiences to the next generation of Filipina women leaders. We have long broken the glass ceiling in the Philippines when we chose Corazon Aquino as our first lady president. Let us help women in other places break the glass ceilings which have prevented them from reaching the pinnacle of economic and political power in their respective countries."

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Undersecretary Nora Kakilala Terrado: Updates on the State of the Philippine Economy

Philippine Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Nora Kakilala Terrado (Global FWN100™ 2014, Global FWN100™ 2016)  delivered her keynote on Updates on the State of the Philippine Economy at the 14th Filipina Leadership Global Summit held in Toronto, Canada on October 27, 2017.

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