Filipina-Canadian Rechie Valdez Trailblazes from MP to Small Business Minister

The first Filipina-Canadian Member of Parliament, Rechie Valdez, again made history when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named her the new Minister of Small Business. This appointment marked Valdez as the first Filipino woman to serve in the Canadian Cabinet, an accomplishment that resonates with pride within the Filipino community around the world.

From Dumaguete Farm Kid to International Scholar: Uziah George Teejee Acaso’s Remarkable Journey to...

From the verdant farmlands of Dumaguete to the high-tech campuses of the United States and Australia, Uziah George Teejee Acaso is proving that dreams know no boundaries. A couple of months ago, this exceptional Filipino student made waves on social media when he announced his acceptance into 11 prestigious universities overseas.

From newsroom to classroom: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa becomes a professor at Columbia University

Filipino journalist Maria Ressa is set to join the Ivy League's Columbia University as a professor in the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

Overcoming Boundaries: Monette Mahinay’s Journey as the World’s First Filipino Blind Dubber

When Monette Mahinay was younger, she had a strong interest in painting, with her life dream revolving around turning this passion into a career. However, an unexpected twist in her life story came when she started experiencing vision problems and eventually became blind. The unforeseen hurdle might have led others into desolation and despair, but not Monette. She found her voice amidst the darkness and went on to become the first Filipino blind dubber in the world.

One Tagalog Speech, One Inspiring Journey: How Two Filipino-American Students Embraced Their Heritage at...

At Granger Jr. High School in National City, California, a unique twist in the 9th Grade Promotion speeches showcased the power of embracing cultural heritage. Filipino-American students Maria Ysabella Baetiong and Mischa Julizen "Zen" Esguerra took center stage, one speaking Tagalog, and the other sharing her enriching journey as an Asian.

SB19 Amplifies Filipino Pride on Rizal’s 162nd Birth Anniversary: A Rallying Cry to Embrace...

Today, the world-renowned Billboard chart-topping Pinoy-pop sensation boy group SB19 has paid a heartfelt tribute to national hero Dr. Jose Rizal on his 162nd birth anniversary, reminding Filipinos everywhere to recognize their inherent greatness and find strength in their shared heritage.

From Open Casting to Netflix Stardom: Meet Sam Morelos, the Filipino-American Teen Actress Shaking...

In the constellation of Hollywood, a new star is shining brightly, illuminating the path for aspiring artists and bringing a breath of fresh Filipino air to the global scene. Sam Morelos, the 17-year-old Filipino-American sensation, has garnered the admiration of international viewers for her role as Nikki in Netflix's "That '90s Show," the anticipated sequel to the iconic "That '70s Show." Born in Los Angeles to Quezon City immigrants, Sam is a first-generation Filipino American proudly championing her roots in her flourishing career.

How Filipino-American Chef Margarita Manzke’s Journey Culminated at the Prestigious “Oscars of Food”

In the glittering world of culinary arts, the James Beard Award is widely regarded as the "Oscars of Food." After eight nominations, Filipino-born American chef Margarita Lorenzana Manzke has finally clinched the prestigious accolade in the Outstanding Pastry Chef or Baker category.

From World No.1 e-Kata Champion to TikTok Stardom: How James De Los Santos Won...

James De Los Santos, celebrated Filipino e-Kata champion, has yet again made waves, this time in the realm of social media. The World No. 1 e-Kata Player and two-time ISKF Karate World Champion has transitioned smoothly from the tatami to TikTok, winning the Grand Prize at the Globe Telecom #GoLangNangGo brand mission on TikTok.

Canadian Pinoy at Heart Set to Become an Official Filipino: How Did Kyle Jennermann...

In a world where many Filipinos aspire for citizenship in countries like Canada, the remarkable journey of Canadian vlogger Kyle Jennermann, known as Kulas, stands out as he walks a path less traveled: becoming a Filipino.

Revolutionizing Mother and Newborn Health Care: Dr. Maria Asuncion Silvestre Becomes First Filipino Laureate...

A renowned advocate for mother and newborn health care, Dr. Maria Asuncion Silvestre, has made history as she became the first Filipino laureate of the esteemed United Arab Emirates Health Foundation Prize awarded by the World Health Organization.

How Did This Inspiring Filipina Rise to Become Dean of Hawai’i’s Renowned Nursing School?

Filipina trailblazer Clementina D. Ceria-Ulep has made significant strides in the field of nursing and healthcare administration. She has recently been appointed the permanent dean of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Nursing, which was renamed last year as the Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing (NAWSON) in honor of the Philippine-born immigrant woman leader from Vigan.
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