LAST CALL: (hard deadline July 1) Nominate a Filipina for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award

The hard deadline to nominate a Filipina woman for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ is TOMORROW, July 1st!

If you know a Filipina woman who is influencing your organization, industry, profession, or community then nominate her today!

Here are the some of the many influential actions of Filipinas who have won the Global and U. S. FWN100™ awards:

  • Holds multiple patents in the laser and photonic fields changing how we live today
  • Started as a pantry cook and now owns an award-winning restaurant recognized as one of the Top 5 Bold Newcomers by the New York Times
  • Successfully led the turnaround to profitability of a U. S. Fortune 500 company in the first two years she became CEO
  • Led a national educational campaign de-stigmatizing mental health issues
  • Grew a fledgling nonprofit into a national policy and advocacy organization for Asian American health issues
  • Led initiative to ensure safe and secure management of the nation’s spent nuclear fuel

The Filipina Women’s Network invites nominations for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ (Global FWN100™), a working award for outstanding women of Philippine ancestry who are asked to FEMtor a young Filipina woman to help develop the next generation leaders. The worldwide search builds on the energy and momentum that was created in 2006 recognizing Filipina women doing meaningful work in their communities and organizations.

If you belong on this prestigious list, or know of a Filipina woman who deserves to be named one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World™, submit your nominations before July 1. Online submissions only—go to



The Global FWN100™ awards gathers Filipina women who have risen to the most influential and/or highest positions in the public and private sectors in Africa, North American, South America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Europe so together with FWN build our Filipina community’s pipeline of talented Filipina women with the hope that some will rise to the president position in all sectors of the economy. Click here for award categories.


Behind the Scenes Leaders * Builders * Emerging Leaders * Founders & Pioneers * Innovators & Thought Leaders * “Nicole” * Policymakers & Visionaries

(clockwise) Natalie Coughlin, 12-time Olympic Gold Medalist for Swimming, USA * Judy Arteche-Carr, Chair Emeritus, Society for Information Management * Angelica Berrie, President, Russell Berrie Foundation * Tessie Guillermo, President & CEO, ZeroDivide * Senator Pia S. Cayetano, Republic of the Philippines * To view a list of the current nominees, click here.


To be considered for the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award™ (Global FWN100™), entries must be received before July 1. Qualified candidates will be evaluated based on the size and scope of their positions, influence in their industries and the community, board affiliations and other leadership roles. For award FAQs, visit Previous FWN100 awardees may be nominated again to qualify for the FWN100 Hall of Fame.

The Global FWN100™ awardees will be profiled in a special issue of the FWN Magazine, and they will be honored at a Gala Awards Celebration at the 11th Filipina Leadership Global Summit on October 5-8, 2014 to be held at the Makati Shangri-La Manila in the Philippines.

Register NOW to take advantage of early registration fees. To register or go to To sponsor the summit, click here. To advertise in the FWN Magazine, click here.

Download and share this announcement: Global FWN100 Nominations PDF

See you at the Summit in Manila at the Makati Shangri-La!