Breakout session topics announced for FYLPROCon; mental health at the forefront

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October 21, 2021


Kit Zulueta

Washington D.C. – Among the topics now posted in, panels addressing issues on mental health of the Filipino community will be available on each day of the 3-day conference.

The Filipino Young Leaders Conference on Nov. 4 to 6 just announced its lineup of breakout sessions featuring exciting titles like the following:

  • The Role of Filipino Americans in the 2022 Philippine Presidential Elections
  • How Filipinos are breaking the mental health stigma in their communities
  • Fundraising Basics: What Works for your Organization
  • This Way, That Way or the Highway: Asserting One’s Filipinoness in a Foreign Workplace 
  • Turon or not to run: Live food demonstration and Filipino Street Food!
  • Thinking of Doing Business in the Philippines? Learn from our mistakes.

Organizers have also planned for a virtual tour of Intramuros, Manila, and late night Karaoke and Filipino Trivia rooms where attendees can hangout and connect with attendees. 

“We want to thank our panel speakers and moderators for sharing their time and expertise,” said Louella Cabalona, FYLPRO president. “Until we can travel freely again, I urge everyone to join us and take advantage of the access you’ll have to thought-leaders and fellow Filipinos at the conference.”

FYLPROCon is a celebration of the bridge between the United States and the Philippines, and is organized by the Filipino Young Leaders Program, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., and Ayala Foundation, Inc. The conference aims to provide a venue to exchange information to empower Filipinos to create positive changes in their communities.

Now with a partnership with The Filipino Channel and GMA Pinoy TV, a lineup of special guests and celebrity appearances are anticipated in future announcements to help advance the event’s objectives of community building.

Go to to register for a conference pass. Vendor booths and sponsorship are still being accepted. Contact for any questions.

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About Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO)

FILIPINO YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAM (FYLPRO) is a network of high performing, next-generation leaders who advance the Philippines and the  Filipino people through their advocacy and expertise in various industries. 

We continually expand the pipeline of Filipino young leaders in the diaspora.  By connecting them to the motherland, we foster collaborative multinational  relationships that create innovations and support the socio-economic  progress of the global Filipino community.


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