Island Woman Rise – Female Fil-Am Rappers Bring Their Flair to Women’s History Month
Mar12

Island Woman Rise – Female Fil-Am Rappers Bring Their Flair to Women’s History Month

Island Woman Rise – Female Fil-Am Rappers Bring Their Flair to Women’s History Month By Behzad Sandila   Music can evoke feelings all by itself. But the effect amplifies when music takes a stand for something beyond just itself. Most of the best-known artists of their time have used their art as a means for representation. Following that principle is a group of talented Filipina-American rappers led by Ruby Ibarra, perhaps most...

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“Day of Sisterhood” gathers over 600 Filipinas in the UAE for a day of Pinay Power
Apr14

“Day of Sisterhood” gathers over 600 Filipinas in the UAE for a day of Pinay Power

Dubai, UAE – The free for women-only event, “Day of Sisterhood”, saw a successful end to a day filled with activities dedicated to female empowerment and self-improvement. More than 600 Filipinas gathered at the Almas Tower Ballroom in Jumeirah Lakes Towers last Friday, April 12, 2013, in no-holds barred discussions of women’s issues. The event hoped to establish ties among Filipinas in the region, and ultimately cultivate a...

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So you’re a Superwoman. It’s complicated. Get over it.

  It’s not easy being a woman. We hold the most demanding job in the world (I’ll pull the “childbirth card” and go out on a limb to say that it’s more complicated than Barrack Obama’s occupation.) We are born multi-taskers and go into the world juggling career, family and home; our community, our relationships, as well as our personal up keep and growth.  Unlike our male counterparts who are mostly expected to be the providers of...

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