Words Pinays Should Live By : Take the Pinays Take Charge Pledge
Feb26
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The Search is on for Illustrado Women of Substance 2012
Nov29

The Search is on for Illustrado Women of Substance 2012

  The Search is on for Illustrado Women of Substance 2012! Illustrado’s Women of Substance is an advocacy that aims to widen horizons for Filipinas in the region by celebrating female empowerment. It is an annual gathering spearheaded by Illustrado Magazine, devoted to inspiring members of the community to aspire for higher heights. Now on its 5th year, the event which endeavors to be a reflection of the positive and balanced...

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The Empowered Filipina Documentary
Mar09

The Empowered Filipina Documentary

Almost a year on, and the dialogue still continues. Over the years, Filipina’s working overseas have been greatly stereotyped and put in a negative light. This documentary follows a collective group of global Filipina’s who have been deeply affected by these issues and how they chose to respond by sharing the positivity, and the advocacy of a common mission – uplifting the morale of Filipinas everywhere. A Film by...

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Isabelita Warren – Of Food and Mother’s Love

Text By Lalaine Chu-Benitez, Photo by Alan Desiderio “Everytime I would cook food, I would always remember you when you were in Saudi Arabia.”  Tears welled in Illustrado Women of Substance 2009 Honoree Isabelita Sabado Warren’s eyes as she recalled her mother’s words when the latter was still alive – referring to the period when Isabelita, just like so many thousands of Filipinos, bravely lived the life of an Overseas Filipino (OF)...

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