Young Filipinos sought to be groomed for leadership roles

Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. announced the search for the third batch of outstanding young Filipino Americans to be groomed as leaders of their communities and partners in advancing interests of Filipino Americans.

Launched in 2012 as part of Ambassador Cuisia’s advocacy to reach out to the youth, the FYLPro initiative aims to tap outstanding young Filipino Americans “who possess a sincere desire to be engaged in their respective communities and promote the Philippines’ further development.”

Participants in the program will meet with leaders of industry, legislators, media, artists, cultural experts, and entrepreneurs, as well as innovators in different fields. It will be held in Manila from July 24 to July 27, 2014. (end)

The Philippine Embassy is taking online applications from any Filipino Americans who are interested in the leadership program at

The deadline is May 25, 2014.

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