Megan Young

The Beauty of Filipina Women Shines Through

Megan Young, Miss World 2013 "Aside from extensive preparations and trainings, Filipina beauty queens succeeded because they never gave up on their dreams" Wherever they may be, Filipinos claim that...
Mae Flores

MAE FLORESA FILIPINA AMERICAN ENTREPRENEUR IN INDIA

“I just know that there needs to be more of us weaving our way through this American culture, making a difference in our own ways.” In 2010, Mae Flores, a young American of Filipino ancestry, spoke...
Non Profit Organization

Non-Profit Organizations Working in ASEAN Countries

"There are many nonprofit organizations that seek to help communities, families or individuals in different parts of the Southeast Asian region. Almost all ASEAN countries are recipients of nonprofit support...
Rosita Villanueva Lee

Rozita Villanueva Lee

“Aloha!” This familiar Hawaiian greeting heralds the arrival of Rozita Villanueva Lee, a.k.a. “Manang Rozita.” An older Filipina woman is fondly called “Manang” when she has achieved “sage”...
Children of Haiyan

Philanthropy for Peace at the One World Institute

"The call for help usually comes within a few minutes whenever a disaster strikes the more remote (and sometimes, conflict-ravaged “no man’s  land”) areas that are far from the sophisticated urban...
Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam

It is often referred to as Brunei. The country’s official name is Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, or in Malay, Negara Brunei Darussalam.  This crude oil- and natural gas-rich nation, with a total area...