142: "I do a lot because I'm excited to still be alive." Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Jaymee WINS
Author, producer, and talent-in-progress, Jaymee WINS returns from Ep. 007 (three years ago!) to discuss Filipino American History Month and, for the first time on TFAW Project, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jaymee shares when she was first diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer on October 15, 2016, how she rechannels her personal journey into her books and upcoming documentary, her most recent (and almost fatal) trip to the Philippines, how she continues to appreciate the simple joys in life, what cancer survivors really need, and much more.
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ABOUT US: 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 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.
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