Tag: America

LOOK: Fil-Am rapper Saweetie pays homage to Filipino roots at Met Gala debut

Filipino-American rapper Saweetie paid homage to her Black and Filipino roots during the 75th Met Gala in New York.

Filipino diaspora stories find voices in women-led media organizations

Filipino diaspora stories of inspiration are set to be featured in two women-led media organizations based in the United States and the Philippines.

Blue’s Clues & You showcases host Josh’s Pinoy roots with Lola

Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues & You welcomes a new Filipino character - "Lola" - the grandma of host Josh Dela Cuz who is bringing Pinoy culture and traditions to the show.

Fil-Am media pioneer Jannelle So webinar on female leadership in America

Filipino-American media pioneer Jannelle So is scheduled to hold a webinar on female leadership in America this November.

Filipino Rozette Rago in America’s The 30 Photographers List of talents to watch

Filipino photographer Rozette Rago has been hailed as one of the 30 emerging talents to watch in the 2020 edition of America's 'The 30 Photographers List.'

Teacher Lory Cainila receives Excellence of Education Award in Maryland

Lory Cainila, a teacher at C. Elizabeth Rieg Regional School, received the Excellence of Education Award in Bowie, Maryland, USA.

Historical marker of first Filipino settlement in America unveiled in Louisiana

A new historical marker for St. Malo, now standing inside the Los Islenos Museum Complex at Saint Bernard Parish in Louisiana, holds great meaning in Filipino-American history. Unveiled last November 9th, 2019, the St. Malo...

Visionary Filipinas celebrated in 2019 Filipino-American History Month

The celebration of Filipino-American History Month (FAHM) by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) this October focused on the women who have made an impact on American society. Bannered by the theme, "Pinay Visionaries:...
Filipino Nurses

Virginia university study traces the journey of Filipino nurses in America

A University of Virginia (UVA) School of Nursing student dissertation traces the reasons why there are many Filipino nurses in America. Ph.D. student Reynaldo “Ren” Capucao, himself a recently registered nurse and also the son...
WCOPA Team Philippines

Team Philippines win 136 golds in America’s World Championships of Performing Arts

Team Philippines brought home a total of 136 gold medals from the 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) held in California. Team Philippines picked up a total of 390 medals in the 23rd WCOPA,...
Jessica Bunevacz America's Telly Awards

LA Talk Radio’s Jessica Bunevacz wins in America’s Telly Awards

LA Talk Radio's The Polished Woman show host, Jessica Rodriguez-Bunevacz, has marked its first year on the air with an American Telly Award for the show's web series. Jessica Bunevacz's show was named Best Scripted...

Elaine Castillo’s debut novel about Filipinos in America earns rave review in London

Filipino author Elaine Castillo’s debut novel about Filipino migrants living in America has earned a rave review from London’s The Guardian which described it as a “blazingly fearless debut novel.” “America Is Not the Heart,”...
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