By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau
Nov. 21, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO – The Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) recently recognized the 100 Most Influential Women in the World, women of Philippine ancestry who are influencing the face of leadership in the global workplace and are being recognized for their outstanding work in their respective fields.
The FWN awardess also pride themselves in mentoring other Filipina women, to excel in their own right.
These are just some of these secrets to their success.
“My failures have become my inspiration to move on, to move forward, to grow up and to develop myself,” Mary Jane Alvero Al Madi, CEO of Geoscience Testing Lab in Dubai, one the awardees, said.
Isabelita Manalastas-Watanabe, President of Speed Money Transfer in Tokyo is another awardee. She said, “I really work very hard. I am very persistent. And I really deliver. In other words, when I promise something, I do it.”
Apl de Ap of Black Eyed Peas, who attended the event expressed, “It’s a privilege to be among them because I look up to strong women.”