Episode 5

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28th Oct 2022

143: "We are not just excavating our past, but we are actively writing our future." Wrapping up Filipino American History Month with Jen and Nani

Note: This conversation is also available on YouTube https://youtu.be/_uf33cSUOq0

143: "We are not just excavating our past, but we are actively writing our future." Wrapping up Filipino American History Month with Jen and Nani

And that's a wrap for Filipino American History Month! Jen and Nani share some fun facts about Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), Stacey Salinas' upcoming California Museum Exhibit "California Is In The Heart," and ways to continue engaging with TFAW Project. Finally, they have a candid check in with one another about their journey as business partners thus far.

Remember to private message us on Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman to inquire about the 5-Day Reflection Series. To join the waiting list for our mastermind focus group, contact Jen and Nani at jen@tfawproject.com and nani@tfawproject.com

Resources

  • Learn about the history of Filipino American History Month http://fanhs-national.org/filam/about/
  • “California Is in the Heart,” presented in partnership with the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies and with support from the Filipino American National Historical Society Museum, underlines the critical role Filipino Americans have played in our state’s history. This exhibit will be available October 29, 2022 - April 9, 2023 https://www.californiamuseum.org/california-heart
  • Learn about the non-profit, The Price of Freedom Foundation, that's working with Jen's family and other Gold Star families in writing the biographies of our fallen heroes https://priceoffreedomfoundation.org/
  • Read the Asian American History and the Filipino American Woman Project academic paper written by Stacey Salinas back in November 30th, 2017 https://tr.ee/JJqARFEG-M

Read our latest newsletter, published Friday, November 3, 2023: https://mailchi.mp/949a534aee78/tfaw-project

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ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by American women of Filipino descent. For Season 4, Jen and Nani pivot the show to focus on their journey as podcasters, content creators, and entrepreneurs -- with a focus on advocating for Filipino American women storytellers and authors.

UPCOMING BOOK: Special thanks to the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis for the opportunity to present our academic paper, Pinay Podcasters: Building a Self-Sustaining Community Through Storytelling, Collective Healing & Learning, and Collaboration. The initial draft is now available! Read more at http://pinaypodcasters.com/

RECOGNITION: In December 2020 and December 2021, we received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Golden Crane Podcast Awards. August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at: https://linktr.ee/tfawproject.featured

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Learn more about our co-hosts Jen at https://linktr.ee/thejenamos and Nani at https://notesbynani.com/

Have something to share? Email Jen at jen@tfawproject.com or Nani at nani@tfawproject.com or leave us a voice or text message at 415-484-TFAW(8329)

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Stories and life lessons by Filipino American women
ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project by THENEWFILIPINA.COM - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and are cisgender female. For Season 4, Jen and Nani pivot the show to focus on their journey as podcasters, content creators, and entrepreneurs -- with a focus on advocating for Filipino American women storytellers and authors.

DO YOU MISS US??? While we may be off-season, we are very active on our *NEW* online community that offers daily conversations, book club sessions, and the Tsismis with Jen and Nani Private Podcast (a.k.a. the Rated "R" version of TFAW Project). Join today at http://thenewfilipina.com/

NEWSLETTER: Receive the latest stories, updates, and media coverage by subscribing to our FREE newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cO0bif

Special thanks to the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis for the opportunity to present our academic paper, Pinay Podcasters: Building a Self-Sustaining Community Through Storytelling, Collective Healing & Learning, and Collaboration. The initial draft is now available! Read more at http://pinaypodcasters.com/

RECOGNITION: In December 2020, we were nominated and received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. In August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. In May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union-Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at: https://linktr.ee/tfawproject.featured

CONNECT WITH US: Instagram @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Facebook @thefilipinoamericanwoman, Twitter @thefilamwoman, YouTube @thefilipinoamericanwomanpr234

Have something to share? Email Jen at jen@tfawproject.com or Nani at nani@tfawproject.com or leave us a voice or text message at 415-484-TFAW(8329)

Learn more about our co-hosts Jen at https://linktr.ee/thejenamos and Nani at https://notesbynani.com/
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Jen Amos

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Jen Amos is an award-winning podcaster and entrepreneur. She first found podcasting in summer 2019 as a way to work through depression and bouts of loneliness after moving from San Diego, CA (her home of 20+ years) to Hampton Roads, VA in pursuit of new business ventures.

Jen actively seeks to find common ground through conversation and storytelling to foster connection, community, and collaboration. She is known for her active listening skills, candidness, and ability to uncover insightful stories and universal lessons while conversing with her guests. Her favorite topics to cover on her podcast shows involve military families, entrepreneurs, and Filipino American culture. Since summer 2019, she has conducted 600+ podcast interviews.

Jen received her Bachelor’s in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations at San Diego State University. For more than a decade, she has made a living in sales and entrepreneurship with experience in the legal industry, online marketing, and now financial services.

During her leisure time, she enjoys exercising, watching and studying her favorite shows, and volunteering at her church.

Nani Dominguez Smith

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Nani Dominguez Smith is a Filipina American mother, writer, and podcaster from Oakland, California with five years of storytelling experience in digital media. Her work examines topics related to health and wellness, culture and identity, motherhood, and personal development. Through all the work she publishes, her mission is to help her readers and listeners develop healthier relationships with their own inner world.

In the few years she has been building her consulting firm, NDS Consulting, she has partnered with corporate healthcare giants such as Kaiser Permanente, educational institutions in higher academia such as the University of California, Davis, women’s wellness brands like Ladykind, and several non-profits housed in the Bay Area. Her work has been featured in a variety of media outlets such as Adweek, Spotify, the California Museum of Sacramento, and the Bulosan Center for Filipinx Studies' historical archive.

Visit www.notesbynani.com to see what she's been up to and subscribe to her monthly newsletter.