Community and Sectoral Outreach

Ambassador Cuisia Conferred the Diplomatic Merit of Order of Sikatuna

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the Order of Sikatuna, with the rank of Grand Cross (Datu) to Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. in recognition of the envoy’s exemplary accomplishments in working for the advancement of the country’s national interests in its relations with the United …

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DANDI Awards and Executive Forum

NEW YORK – In support of diversity and inclusive initiatives, US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson joined The DANDI Advisory Council as a judge to identify individuals and organizations for their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Among the winners at the 13 November awards ceremony at …

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USAID Partenrship for Growth Initiatives

WASHINGTON D.C. – The US-Philippines Society and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) welcomed former USAID Philippine Mission Director Gloria Steele on October 28 at a round table discussion. Ms. Steele reported on innovative ways to attain resilient and inclusive growth. Under the Cities Development Initiative, the agency recognized …

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FYLPRO Partner Attends APEC SME Summit

MANILA – Filipino-American Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) Awardee R.J. Diokno joined the APEC SME Summit on 17 November in Manila. The APEC SME Summit focused on empowering invigorated and technology-enabled small, and medium enterprises (SME) to propel broad and sustained economic growth and its increasing role to solve social challenges.

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Concert

(Washington) – In recognition of the first visit to Washington by Pope Francis, the Kennedy Center and the Archdiocese of Washington will present a concert in the Pope’s honor, featuring Metropolitan Opera luminary Denyce Graves and ten-year-old jazz prodigy Jose Andre Montano. The concert is free and open to the …

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CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Philippine Diaspora Fund on Capitol Hill

The US-Philippines Society, The Aspen Institute and APAICS were on Capitol  Hill on July 28 for a briefing on the Philippines Diaspora Fund. Congressional members and staff were briefed on the philanthropic tool which Filipino-Americans can use to make targeted contributions and receive tax benefits. Alexander Dixon, Executive Director of …

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Arts Auction: Relief Efforts Expand

With the Society’s assistance, the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition forged partnership with All Hands Volunteers, a Massachusetts-based non profit organization focused on worldwide disaster relief. A July 22 arts auction at Romulo Hall raised funds for the Nepal earthquake victims. Guests of Honor Philippine Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr and Nepal Ambassador …

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DISRUPT | A Book Reading

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On June 26, the Filipina Women’s Network, a San Francisco based non-profit professional organization for women of Philippine ancestry, launched its first book, “DISRUPT” at a book reading sponsored by the US-Philippines Society and the Embassy of the Philippines . DISRUPT is a collection of stories from influential …

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2015 CARLOS P. ROMULO AWARD

C.V. Starr Co. Inc Chairman and CEO and US-Philippines Society Honorary Chair, Maurice R. (Hank) Greenberg received the 2015 Carlos P. Romulo Award in recognition of “his indispensable support for the US-Philippines Society and his exceptional service in strengthening ties between America and the Philippines.” Presenting the award is Society …

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Community and Sectoral Outreach

Hank Greenberg Receives US-Philippines Society Carlos P. Romulo Award

Mr. Greenberg recognized for his Leadership in strengthening US-Philippines Relations WASHINGTON, D.C. – On June 24, Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. and Honorary Chair of the US-Philippines Society receives the 2015 Carlos P. Romulo Award in recognition of his “indispensable support for the …

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