Filipinas Who Inspire

PF Correspondent Cherie Querol Moreno focuses on Edith Superio Cabuslay ("She Wants You To Have a Healthier Lifestyle"), the Health Systems Program Services Manager of San Mateo County in California. The county includes Daly City where the largest concentration of Filipinos in the US resides. 

Our Video of the Week zeroes in on Aimee Carandang-Gloria, the first Filipina commercial pilot who has since switched gears and now heads a foundation that trains OFWs as professional service providers.

A formidable Filipino in the news lately is former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. Read Again veteran journalist Marites Danguilan-Vitug's feature on this feisty, no-nonsense rule of law guardian.

Another Read Again for literature lovers: my column on Angela Manalang-Gloria, one of the Philippines' beloved women poets.

A new gathering place for Fil-Ams in San Francisco is the Filipino Cultural Center. Lorna Lardizabal Dietz, who sits on the board, tells us its genesis.

We're starting a new collection called Our Turn: Millennial Voices and, with this first contribution from Jazmine D. Tabili ("Maginhawang Buhay: A Nearly Impossible Dream for Tourism Workers"), we encourage the youth to tell their stories. Send them to

 For this week’s In The Know links:

Duterte Says, ‘My Only Sin Is the Extrajudicial Killings’

100 Best Filipino Films Directed by Women

The Haunting Story Behind Grand Heritage House MiraNila

FOX makes first Filipino film

And our Happy Home Cook recipe is Jojo Sabalvaro Tan's personal recipe for Mango Bars, being that Red Ribbon is out of reach in her area.