The 2nd Annual Pinoy Reporter Tagumpay Awards took place at the SeaTac Hilton and honored Filipino Americans who are leaders in their respective communities, careers, and companies. Eighteen Filipinos were nominated for the awards, and 10, chosen in part through public voting, were recognized at the awards ceremony.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society has selected Child United founder Christine Umayam as a finalist for the 2011 Citizen Service Before Self Award.
In January 2006, Christine Umayam made a life-changing visit to the Philippines. The trip was her first and the children living in poverty shocked her.
At the event, Erika Sanchez, a senior at Seattle University, was awarded the Verizon National NAAAP Scholarship. Tian Kisch, a student at Redmond High School
Women came together at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel to network and participate in informative sessions at the 3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit.
Providing a light of hope in the Philippines — where floods, poverty, and despair combine to cause tremendous human suffering — is no easy task.