Tag: Filipino women

Wesley So victory saves top seed US team at FIDE Chess Olympiad in India

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So’s win in Round 4 saved the top-seeded United States team from losing to 14th seed Uzbekistan at the ongoing 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, India.

New York-based Gina Apostol wins Rome Literature prize for book on Filipino women radicals

New York-based Filipina writer Gina Apostol has been awarded the 2022 Rome Prize in Literature in support of her work on her next novel, The Treatment of Paz.

Filipino women store owners attest to increased income with Globe loading business

Filipino women store owners are attesting to increased income with the Globe loading business as part of their livelihood. Maricris Caraballo is a homemaker, a wife, and a Globe retailer. She recalls how her income...

Filipino women social entrepreneurs get technology support from DOST

Filipino women social entrepreneurs can receive technology support for their business from the Department of Science and Technology Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD).

Filipino women dismantlers of e-waste cited in UN webinar for workers’ safety

Filipino women dismantlers of e-waste from electrical and electronic equipment have been cited for making e-waste disassembly operations safer for the workers, their families, and communities.

Lipa women set up sustainable vegetable, livestock gardens to cope with pandemic

The women of Lipa in Batangas are growing sustainable vegetable and livestock gardens to meet local communities' food source needs amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Twitter Philippines helps women fight violence with search-prompt notification

Twitter Philippines is helping women fight gender-based violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic with a new search-prompt notification that directs users to the Philippine Commission on Women hotlines.
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Filipino women nuclear scientists honored on International Women’s Month

In celebration of the International Women's Month that wraps up today, March 31, 2020, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) introduced three Filipino women scientists as champions of Philippine science and technology.

U2 honors Filipina icons Maria Ressa, Lea Salonga, Cory Aquino in first Manila concert

Irish rock band U2's first Manila concert had a special treat for Filipinas - a special dedication of the song "Ultraviolet (Light My Way)" to iconic women of the Philippines including Lea Salonga, Maria...

MEET: CEO Gina Romero empowering Filipino women with work from home career opportunities

Career or family? It’s that age-old question that embodies any modern woman’s worst nightmare – having to choose between marriage/parenthood and a professional life outside the home. Settling with the former means battling with regret...

World Bank Report: Philippines one of the world’s best for working women

The new World Bank Report ranks the Philippines in the 75th spot as one of the world’s best places for working women. The new report “Women, Business and the Law 2019: A Decade of Reform”...
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