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Almost Filipino: Sohini Datta
May02

Almost Filipino: Sohini Datta

Sohini Datta Originally from Kolkata, India. Almost Pinay! Almost Filipino, All Awesome!   HOW ARE YOU RELATED TO FILIPINOS? The first time I ever met a Filipino was when I started living with one. Danabelle is her name and all things creative is her game. She has been a very strong force in my life, from helping me build Ctrl.Alt.Dxb from scratch to feeding me Filipino sausages during a breakup. A lot of me wouldn’t function without...

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Filipino Daly City: My Pinoy Life in Daly City, California
Sep25

Filipino Daly City: My Pinoy Life in Daly City, California

Filipino Daly City: My Pinoy Life in Daly City, California By Terisha May Marquez My City On September 1999, my family moved from the Philippines to the United States. I was only one-year-old at the time. For 17 years, I have been living in California. To have a better life for my siblings and I, my parents made the sacrifice of leaving their home in the Philippines in hopes of having my siblings and I have a career and future. To my...

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Pinoys in UAE: It’s What I Do
Jun02

Pinoys in UAE: It’s What I Do

IT’S WHAT I DO – April 2015 STEVE PADILLA Architect & Coordinator – Control Contracting & Trading Company Abu Dhabi, UAE My Job I am an Architect/Coordinator for one of the oil and gas companies based in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. As architect and coordinator, sometimes I visit our site/yard to check if the design of barges, cabins and offshore structures are properly followed, meeting with our clients and consultants...

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The Filipino Hollywood Mafia
Dec18

The Filipino Hollywood Mafia

By Excel V. Dyquiangco  Last year, Illustrado reported on the adobo and sticky rice-loving group in known in Hollywood. Known as the Filipino Hollywood Mafia, they have made Filipino talent shine in Tinsel town. Excel V. Dyquiangco introduces us to two of its additional members. It is no longer a surprise that more and more Pinoys are establishing a name for themselves in Hollywood. With some Pinoys taking to the limelight and others...

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It’s What I Do: Pinoy Talent On-the- Job

It’s all about Filipino progress and diversity at the workfront. Illustrado looks at the changing face of expat Filipino careers and features rising Filipinos who are doing not only different things, but also interesting things that debunk negative stereotypes.  In this maiden column, we look at Pinoys connected to the glam industries of fashion and Public Relations. Just another shoot day for Michael Amazon del Mar … Michael...

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