The Filipino American Woman Project

The Filipino American Woman Project

By Jen Amos
Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female.

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016: “You’re fighting for the colonizer and you don’t even know it.” Deconstructing colonialism with JL Umipig
Cultural Bearer, Liberation Educator and Creator Jana Lynne Umipig shares how now is the time of decolonization. She thoroughly unpacks the question, "Why do I identity as a Filipino American woman?," shares how she uses social media as a space of communication for her community, and encourages us to hold more grace for one another. Connect with JL Umipig on Instagram @JLcreator or Facebook at Jana Lynne Umipig Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by Anchor.fm & ladypreneurlaw.com -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Simply listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support What an ad-free show? Become a TFAW Project Podcast Fan by visiting: https://www.patreon.com/join/tfawproject
1:12:39
September 12, 2019
015: “Do I want to raise my child the same way that I was raised by my mom?” Being a new mother with Clarice Aguilera
Clarice Aguilera is on a personal quest to teach her daughter about the Philippines - its people, the language and its culture and values. She shares how it's important for her as a 1.5 generation Filipino American to preserve her cultural heritage by teaching her daughter Tagalog while in community with others. Contact Clarice today by visiting https://www.thetagalogproject.com/ or on Facebook and Instagram @thetagalogproject  Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by Anchor.fm & ladypreneurlaw.com -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
1:02:42
September 7, 2019
014: "Our kids need to see themselves in stories." Creating children's books and knowing you are richly loved with Melissa Leslie Q
Artist, Author, Health Advocate and Entrepreneur Melissa Leslie Q is internationally known for her fine art reflecting musical inspirations and deeply symbolic works depicting spiritual thought processes, experiences and revelations. Born in the Midwest, her childhood was marked early on with racist incidences that would set a course of shaping her thinking about what it is to be a minority, a female and an artist in a small blue collar town set among fields of corn and cows. In this episode, we talk about raising children as an artist (the inspirations behind her latest project #KumustaBaby) and how her faith plays a vital role in knowing who you are and how loved you are. Lastly, despite how you may feel about what you put out into the world, that your work can make a positive, healing experience in someone else's life. Connect with Melissa Leslie Q at https://www.melissaleslieq.com/ or on Instagram @melissaleslieq or @melissaleslieqart. Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by ladypreneurlaw.com - modern legal resources for the modern businesswoman. -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
53:02
September 2, 2019
013: "Are you getting paid for that?" Finding the balance between pursuing your passions and being stable with Karen Joy Pangantihon
Equity Actor, Singer, and multidisciplinary artist Karen Joy Pangantihon candidly shares the pursuit of being an artist while feeling like an "orphan" since her parents retired to the Philippines. She shares how there are very few Filipinos in the entertainment industry (despite living in New York), how to be present even if her current circumstances are uncomfortable, and how it's truly a privilege to be pursuing the life she wants today. Connect with Karen by visiting meetkjp.com or on Instagram @kjpangantihon @cinematherapyshow @cinephilesclub @Weepy_eyes_productions Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by ladypreneurlaw.com - modern legal resources for the modern businesswoman. -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
43:19
August 27, 2019
012: "There's no harm in asking for what you believe you earn and deserve." The power of asking with Rachelle Peraz Ocampo
Rachelle Peraz Ocampo is a Public Health & Community Engagement Professional, TV Talk Show Host, and the daughter of Nelly & Ronnie Ocampo. Together with co-hosts Jen Amos and Nani Dominguez, they discuss the difference in community organizing from the west coast to the east coast, the funny superstitions they grew up with, how to work through the imposter syndrome, and the power of asking for what you want. Connect with Rachelle on Facebook and Instagram @makilalatv @raisedpinay or @rockyrach16. Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by ladypreneurlaw.com - modern legal resources for the modern businesswoman. -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
43:01
August 22, 2019
011: "A feeling is not a solid." Normalizing conversations around mental health with Elaine Dolalas
Outside of her full-time job as an advisor at UCLA, Elaine Dolalas shares her commitment to always work toward the betterment of Filipino American communities. She shares the origin story of This Filipino American Life podcast, the advantages of living in a heavily Filipino-populated community, and destigmatizing mental health. For anyone that wants to understand how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust, we recommend reading, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D. Connect with Elaine Dolalas on Instagram & Twitter @tfalpodcast, Facebook @ThisFilipinoAmericanLife, https://thisfilipinoamericanlife.com/ , thisfilipinoamericanlife@gmail.com or leave a message on our voicemail 805-394-TFAL (8325). You can also visit Elaine's blog at http://www.obliviousnerdgirl.com/ Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman This episode is brought to you by ladypreneurlaw.com - modern legal resources for the modern businesswoman. -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
47:26
August 16, 2019
010: "Being 'not good enough' is a myth that we have the power to change." Life after fear with Nicole Cruz
Life Coach for 1st & 2nd Generation Americans Nicole Cruz celebrates Filipino Americans' opportunity to survive AND thrive while still honoring our families in today's times. She shares that being "not good enough" is a myth that we have the ability to change, and that there's so much power and many possibilities after we act through our fears. Connect with Nicole Cruz on Instagram @nicolecruzcoaching, email nicole@nicolecruzcoaching.com or visit nicolecruzcoaching.com Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
55:59
August 11, 2019
009: "What has this show meant to you so far?" Celebrating 400+ Episode Plays with Co-Hosts Jen Amos & Nani Dominguez
Co-Hosts Jen Amos (IG @thejenamos) and Nani Dominguez (IG @notesbynani) casually reflect on the first 400+ plays of The Filipino American Woman Project's Podcast Show. Special shoutouts to Filipina authors Melinda L. de Jesús with Pinay Power, Melissa Leslie Q with her upcoming book #KumustaBaby, as well as other amazing Filipina movers and shakers such as Anna Marie Cruz with the Entrepinayship book club, Clarice Aguilera with The Tagalog Project, and Ria Pretekin (currently having the most played episode - 006: "What's the skin that I'm in?" Exploring identity in the workplace and as a mother). Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman  --  Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com  Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
43:09
August 4, 2019
008: "Choose to live." Supporting family and choosing to live life her way with Anjelica Moresca Enaje
Writer, 1st Generation Cast Member of Raised Pinay, and Dutiful Daughter Anjelica Moresca Enaje was born, raised and still resides in New York. She shares her experience living at home to support her parents and analyzes the Maria Clara archetype from Jose Rizal's famous novel Noli Me Tángere. She then shares the heartbreaking catalyst that motivated her to live her life.  This episode is dedicated to John Paul Moresca Enaje.  Connect with Angelica at Twitter: @i_amenaje (personal), @getlitfilam / IG: @pinaykilljoy (personal), @getlitfilam / blog: amenaje.wordpress.com / official {getLITfilam} website will launch in August! (Follow @getlitfilam social media for updates)  Co-Hosted by Jen Amos (IG @thejenamos) and Nani Dominguez (IG @notesbynani)  Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman  --  Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com  Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
54:47
July 29, 2019
007: "Day by day, appreciate what you have." Being grateful and enjoying your life with Jaymee Wins
Inspirational Influencer, 2x cancer survivor and global traveler Jaymee Wins shares her life from being a former Filipina celebrity (formally known as Jaymee Joaquin) to now living a simplistic life full of gratitude in the states. She shares with our listeners how life is very unpredictable and random. But most of all, life is a gift and a great privilege that we should be very, very, very grateful for. Wish Jaymee a happy 40th birthday on Instagram @jaymee_wins Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
44:20
July 24, 2019
006: "What's the skin that I'm in?" Exploring identity in the workplace and as a mother with Ria Pretekin
Educator, Coach, and Counselor Ria Pretekin shares how she has taken a deep dive into exploring her identity after having lived in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, becoming a mother, to now living in the city of Chicago with a multicultural, interfaith family. Ria shares how understanding her own identity has helped her in the workplace and helps her facilitate her children's own identity development. Connect with Ria on Instagram @urbanohana Co-Hosted by Jen Amos @thejenamos and Nani Dominguez @notesbynani Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
52:30
July 22, 2019
005: "Do It Scared." Having Christ at the Center of Your Life with Maryann Clark
Christ Follower, Mother of Five and Mental Health Advocate Maryann Clark shares her relationship with Christ, her "hella Bay Area" roots, and living as a new Arizona transplant.  Stick around after the show for an extra discussion on the importance of normalizing mental health talk, the realities of social media, Maryann's only son, and the benefits of storytelling. Connect with Maryann Clark on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter @thefilipinomom or visit her blog maryannthefilipinomom.blog Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
52:14
July 17, 2019
004: "Life happens for me, not to me." Sharing Personal and Professional Stories with Anna Marie Cruz
Founder of Entrepinayship, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builder, and Integrative Coach to Entrepreneurial Women Anna Marie Cruz shares stories of her personal background coming to the states and the professional work she's involved with today, especially for women and Pinays in entrepreneurship. Connect with Anna Marie Cruz on Instagram @entrepinayship Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
25:45
July 3, 2019
003: "Do It Anyway, Even If You Don't Have All of Your Ducks In a Row" - A Short Story by Your Host Jen Amos
This is an experimental episode that breaks away from the normal interviews with our fellow Filipino American sisters. Rather than Tweet about epiphanies as she normally does, TFAW Project Podcast Host, Jen Amos, decides to share on the show instead. Hosted by @thejenamos Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
12:25
June 22, 2019
002: "What Are You Going to Do Instead?" Communicating Healthy Boundaries with Jezyle Deo Diez
SDSU Alumni, First-Generation College Graduate Student, Aspiring Student Affairs professional Jezyle Deo Diez shares how setting healthy boundaries and having honest conversations with others is fundamental to prioritizing self-care and personal success. Get in touch with Jezyle at jezylediez@yahoo.com Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
23:26
June 22, 2019
001: Welcome to the First Episode of The Filipino American Woman Project
Learn about what The Filipino American Woman Project is about and how you can get involved! Hosted by @thejenamos Follow us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman -- Have something to share? Leave us a message for a chance to be featured on our next episode: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/message or email us at thefilipinoamericanwoman@gmail.com Interested in supporting the show? Show your support by listening to our ads throughout the show or visit: https://anchor.fm/thefilipinoamericanwoman/support
03:59
June 21, 2019
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